The much talked about South-South Cooperation is set to replicate neo-colonial tendencies in Africa unless there is a change of leadership on the continent.
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Civil society activists in Angola are warning that economic stringency is likely to generate social unrest. Angola is known for State repression.
Zimbabwean government dismissed 211 doctors for engaging in a crippling strike, demanding salary and on-call allowance increases pegged on interbank rates.
President Trump October 31, 2019, informed Congress he will suspend US economic assistance to Cameroon due to human rights by armed and security forces.
Zimbabwe’s central bank says it will soon introduce new currency. This comes after years of dictatorship ruined the country and eroded its currency.
Nobel Peace Prize should serve as reminder to winner, Ethiopian PM, Abiy Ahmed, that he must not depart from national and regional democratic reforms.
Nobel Peace Price winner Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave his first interview to a Western media, VOA, in late May 2019. Here are the highlights.
3 years after separatist conflict started, repression is still preferred by Cameroon going as far as attacking the Bafut Royal Palace a World Heritage site.
On Sudan’s transition, expert opinion raises the question of whether Nigeria’s militarised democratic experiment should serve as a lesson.
Experts opine late President Ben Ali continues to cast shadow over Tunisia, the only nation to emerge from the Arab Spring as a functioning democracy.