Students at Zimbabwe’s Njube High School in Bulawayo staged a protest Monday where teachers are on strike and parents angry over high cost of education
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There was rage across the African continent last year, says Human Rights Watch in its annual report, with no sign of cooling down in 2020.
Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi was sworn in for a second and final term Wednesday after five turbulent years in office amid two armed insurgencies.
A deeply ironic new law now allows South Africa to strip refugees of asylum status if they engage in any political activity related to their home countries.
Democracy Digest examines perspectives on the impact of, and how to counter violent extremism in fragile States, with focus on Burkina Faso and Iraq.
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.