Democracy Digest examines perspectives on the impact of, and how to counter violent extremism in fragile States, with focus on Burkina Faso and Iraq.
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.)
Ashley Quarcoo, an international development practitioner, probes Sudan’s trajectory to transition to democracy and possible inhibiting factors.
Zimbabwe’s President, Emmerson Mnangagwa told angry Zimbabweans Friday to “eat vegetables and not meat” when they protested the dire economic situation.
2019 was a year of governance challenges for Africa. But as we head into 2020, the continent will still be battling issues like extremism, Ebola and hunger.
There is a conflation of honeymoon and change in post-Biya predictions. The caste State also says why ceteris paribus such change is unlikely in Cameroon.
Last week, former Central African Republic president Francois Bozizé returned to the country after more than six years in exile aiming to run in 2020 polls.
Rights groups say Tanzania’s government has reduced the democratic space in the country by arresting critics and shutting down news outlets.
For a poor and conflict-ridden State, $2.56million for end of year State parties in Cameroon is a show of irresponsibility and lack of accountability.
An arrest warrant has been issued for former leader rebel and one-time ADO ally Guillaume Soro who is also a candidate in next year’s presidential election.
Burundi’s capital is being moved for the good of the people! Actually no: the dictatorship is moving and building a new administrative city as a mega-theft.