33 years. That is how long Hun Sen been in power. Longevity in power is not unique to Africa. Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen’s longevity in power, enforced dictatorially, is a case in point.
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The purpose of Ugandan democracy activist and parliamentarian Boby Wine’s meeting with Representative Sherman was to petition Trump to stop funding the repressive Ugandan Military.
Atiku Abubakar, ex-Vice President of Nigerian has promised “true democracy” if he emerges winner in the 2019 presidential polls. Rhethoric of possibility?
President Henry Rajaonarimampianina of Madagascar has stepped down in order to contest for the upcoming elections in November and December 2018.
Congo’s Constitutional Court has excluded presidential hopeful Jean Pierre Bemba from the upcoming presidential election. The decision came Monday.
Jair Bolsonaro, presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party (PSL) and a leading candidate for the presidential election in Brazil has promised hell for criminals.
The Bobi Wine trial is a showdown of how the Ugandan regime is flaunting democracy. Wine is being dragged from one court to another for opposing Museveni despite his parliamentary immunity.
Where freedom of speech and expression could land you to jail without trial there appears to be a gradual opening up to democracy as Cuba launches mobile internet.
Australian PM, Malcolm Turnbull, has threatened to resign his position because of a political crisis that led to the shutting down of parliament by the ruling Liberal Party. What next?
The main opposition party in Zimbabwe Movement for democratic change (MDC) has filed a challenge to the result on Friday claiming there was a miss calculation of the votes