Zimbabwe’s economy has not improved since President Emmerson Mnangagwa came to power following a coup. The opposition has launched renewed protests.
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It’s two years since the coup that brought him to power but nothing shows that Mnangagwa’s reforms will see the day of light. The army is still in control.
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While Tunisians remain committed to democracy, they are feeling the painful lack of economic and political progress, argues analyst Jake Walles.
Cameroon held legislative and municipal elections on Friday February 9, 2019. They were marred by violence and will not end its separatist violence.
Lawyers for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo urged ICC judges Thursday to lift conditions they imposed on him last year when he was released.
Liberal, leftist and Islamist forces unified during the 18-day uprising around the demand for Mubarak to leave but with no plan of what to do next.
To demonstrate its commitment to democracy in Africa, the international community must delegitimize father-to-son transfer of power on the continent.
Zimbabwe striking junior doctors will end a four-month strike after accepting offer from a billionaire to pay them about $300 monthly for six months.
Sudan’s deep state still poses a threat to the democratic process and fixing the security question remains a priority for the transition to work, observers.