CARTOON: African Union

CARTOON: African Union

 

Victor Ndula is an editorial cartoonist from Nairobi, Kenya. A member of cartoon and comics collaborative Cartoon Movement and Cartooning for peace, he has exhibited at cartoon festivals worldwide, and in 2012, received the United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon award. He draws regularly for Nairobi’s The Star newspaper.
Imagining and forgetting

Imagining and forgetting

Takwa Zebulon of the African Union addresses former presidents Thabo Mbeki (South Africa) and Pierre Buyoya (Burundi) before the AUHRM foundation stone. Left to right, front row, Abdul Mohammed, Buyoya, Mbeki, Mukoni Ratshitanga, and Alex de Waal Smith. (AU headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, January 30, 2012).

The AU’s glossy new headquarters conceals the site’s notorious past as an execution chamber and burial ground for dissidents, vagrants and criminals

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