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Simon Allison

Simon Allison

    Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
    Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
    Armed militants are burning villages and beheading civilians in northern Mozambique — and no one knows who they are, or what they want....
    ‘Enough is enough’: Corruption is rife at the heart of the AU, claims senior official
    ‘Enough is enough’: Corruption is rife at the heart of the AU, claims senior official
    A member of the African Union’s Advisory Board on Corruption (AUABC) has resigned, claiming that no effort was made to fight corruption at the...
    Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing
    Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing
    It took several days, and several blood tests, before someone figured out what was wrong with Brian Gitta. The Ugandan engineer, now 25, had...
    Equal Education grapples with ‘toxic’ culture
    Equal Education grapples with ‘toxic’ culture
    In the wake of its sexual harassment scandal, Equal Education’s management will carry out a “broad assessment” of the organisation’s...
    Clash of the cultures: The absolute monarchy and the music festival
    Clash of the cultures: The absolute monarchy and the music festival
    Change comes slowly to eSwatini. The nation formerly known as Swaziland — and still labelled as such at border posts, on road signs and on...
    African Union gender investigation is ‘window dressing’
    African Union gender investigation is ‘window dressing’
    The African Union’s promised investigation into systemic gender discrimination risks becoming nothing more than “window dressing”, say...
    Scandal-hit NGO opens three probes
    Scandal-hit NGO opens three probes
    Equal Education is setting up three inquiries in response to sexual harassment allegations at the organisation.
    Donors pause Equal Education funding  after sexual harassment scandal
    Donors pause Equal Education funding after sexual harassment scandal
    Two of Equal Education’s donors have suspended funding in the wake of the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed the civil society organisation....
    Before visiting Rwanda, there are a few things Arsenal fans should know
    Before visiting Rwanda, there are a few things Arsenal fans should know
    Arsenal has a new shirt sponsor: Rwanda. The Rwandan Development Board has inked a deal with the famous English football club, who from next season...
    ‘Close friends’ of accused ran Equal Education’s sexual harassment investigation
    ‘Close friends’ of accused ran Equal Education’s sexual harassment investigation
    A 2011 investigation into sexual harassment allegations at Equal Education was conducted by close friends of the accused person, the Mail &...
    NGO’s sexual harassment  woes grow
    NGO’s sexual harassment woes grow
    Equal Education’s co-founder Doron Isaacs has been repeatedly accused of sexual harassment, and senior figures in the organisation, including...
    Anatomy of 21st century corruption
    Anatomy of 21st century corruption
    There’s almost a nostalgia in John Githongo’s voice when he talks about fighting corruption 20, 30 years ago; it’s as if he misses the days...