Democracy

Ramaphosa Dribbles Past Zuma again

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is now all set to be re-elected this Friday for a second term by...

South Africa Decides

Unchartered Path: South Afica’s two-weeks of agony and horse trading

South Africa’s May 29 parliamentary elections produced no clear winner with a mandate to rule by itself, forcing the...

South Africa Decides

SOUTH AFRICA DECIDES: What you need to know about today’s election

23,000 polling stations have opened across South Africa as the country goes to an election that’s set to pose...

Zimbabwe Opposition Implodes Six Months after General Elections

There were always signs that the opposition, led by Nelson Chamisa, was going to implode soon after the August...

Senegal: A Shining Example of Hope for Democracy in Africa

In the heart of West Africa, Senegal has emerged as a beacon of hope for democracy. The recent presidential...

The Alliance of Sahel States: A New Era for the Troubled Sahel Region and Democracy in Africa

On 16 September 2023, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, three West African nations led by military juntas, announced the...

Zimbabwe’s Democratic Mirage and the Suppression of Opposition

By Belinda Jamela In the tumultuous political landscape of Zimbabwe, democracy remains an elusive ideal. The recent withdrawal of...

Political Resurgence: Uhuru Kenyatta’s Return as a Political Maestro

By Otiato Guguyu He had directly been involved with the conceptualization of the Eurobond post-2008 crisis, its inaugural issue...

Election 2025: Cameroon’s Road to Free and Fair Polls

By Moudjo Tobue Cameroon is gearing up for a pivotal election in 2025, an event that promises to shape...

Tidjane Thiam: Ushering in a New Chapter for Ivorian Politics

By Maria de Deu The moment Tidjane Thiam succeeded the late Henri Konan Bédié as the leader of Pdci-Rda,...

2024 – The End of South Sudan’s Era of Transactional Leadership?

The political landscape in South Sudan is heating up as the two front-runners, Salva Kiir Mayardit and Riek Machar...

Côte d’Ivoire: Alassane Ouattara Stirs up Political Intrigue with New Prime Minister Appointment

By Maria de Deu In a surprising move, Alassane Ouattara has appointed Beugré Mambé as the new Prime Minister...

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