The military junta ruling Guinea has banned political protests after announcing a three-year transition period before civilian rule is restored.
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Cartooning is an art that has been playing a major role in illustrating stories in different ways, from health to politics, and even sports.
Lawmakers have finally chosen a new president. Current President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed was hoping to stay in power.
Nigeria transitioned to democracy in 1999, but is finding hard to sustain reforms. The state is the greatest threat to its democracy.
Towards Ramadan’s end on April 24, Egyptian authorities freed about 40 unjustly detained, including journalists. But this changes nothing.
Tunisia’s President Kais Saied has rejected calls for dialogue with the opposition, a week after appointing a new election commission.
Although its democracy is strong, consensus on reform between political players could win the trust of Ghana’s dissatisfied population.
Although pinned on France, evidence led to the mysterious mercenaries of Russia’s Wagner Group in violations in Mali in recent weeks.
Kenyan elections are often marred by violence. There safety concerns for political aspirants ahead of the August 9, 2022, general elections.
IFES’s Mourasiloun aims to promote democracy in Tunisia. It identified 24 Mourasiloun from citizen and professional media outlets.