America struggles to shake off support for dictators in Africa yet leading figures in some of its lobby firms are doing the contrary.
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Tunisia faced its worst crisis in a decade of democracy Monday, when President Kais Saied deposed the cabinet and halted parliament.
Tunisia’s political troubles have been worsened by a rapidly declining health condition as the Delta form of the coronavirus gains hold.
Somalia’ elections scheduled to begin on Sunday have been postponed due to months of delays in the profoundly insecure Horn of Africa country.
Algerians are fighting for real democracy. This is seen in that they have been in protest for two years and boycotted recent elections.
Zuma’s corruption trial has been postponed until August 10 as it is decided whether he must appear in person or by video from detention.
Aside from the terrible economic consequences of lockdowns and related rules, the COVID-19 pandemic is harming Africa’s democracy.
The scuffle in its parliament in January 2021 is an example that Ghana’s admired democracy is starting to show some cracks, expert.
Cameroon diaspora opposed to President Biya clashed for the second time with Geneva police Saturday as they asked Biya leaves Switzerland.
As South Africa prepares for local elections amid a deadly outbreak of Covid-19, it is vital to look into tech solutions that can ease the vote.