Novelist and winner of the prestigious 2021 PEN Pinter Prize Kakwenza Rukirabashaija is the latest torture victim of the Ugandan regime.
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.)
African dictators like Yoweri Museveni of Uganda are suspected of consolidating their power by creating false social media accounts.
Cameroon is set to host AFCON 2022. The Confederation of African Football seems to have ignored the separatist conflict in the country.
Since 1960, there have been over 80 coups in Africa. External influence is one of the many elements that contribute to the coups in Africa.
The fight for Sudan’s democracy remains uncertain. The army did not remove Omar al-Bashir for altruistic reasons but to keep power.
The resignation of Sudan’s prime minister threatens a return to the repressive policies of the Omar al-Bashir, analysts say.
Mali’s interim government under Colonel Assimi Goïta has proposed a five-year transition to democracy to its West African neighbors.
Libya’s postponement of a key presidential vote set for Dec. 24 was yet another example of the challenges it faces since Qaddafi’s fall.
Tunisia has announced a wide-ranging nationwide consultation process that would aid in the development of a new constitution.
Sudanese authorities disrupted phone lines and the internet, as well as the media, including Al-Arabiya, a satellite channel.