The amount of lives lost because of third-termist drives is appalling. Africans cannot keep losing their lives so that a few can enjoy power. Africa’s development cannot continue to be held hostage by these few.
Africa articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy on the ancient continent of Africa where fifty-four nations represent one of the great frontiers for democracy. Also see our World Democracy section! (FYI, Egypt is found in the Middle East section.)
Kenya has approved a controversial new law that threatens penalties for people who abuse others via social media
Writer-director Etienne Kallos was drawn to the story of a community in a “post-post-colonial” world
After almost two decades of stalemate, evident change has come to Zimbabwe. British Prime Minister Theresa May now has found a credible ally, in new Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, to work to rebuild trust with former its colonial master.
The connection between term limits and conflict reflects the source of political violence in Africa
Various Libyan factions are accusing each other of trying to postpone parliamentary and presidential elections
With the general elections a few months away one hopes more women participate and win seats in parliament. Zimbabwe still has a long way to go to achieve 50/50 representation parity in parliament.
From Voice of America: Tanzania is trying to avert mass demonstrations planned for Thursday, organized through social
France continues to be a major economic and political player in West Africa, especially in its former colonies
Bloggers and others running online platforms in Tanzania have two weeks to register with the government