Cameroon authorities held 100+ detainees incommunicado and tortured several in facility in Yaoundé, from July 23 to August 4, 2019, Human Rights Watch.
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.)
Life sentence for Ambazonian leader Ayuk Tabe may be a threat to world peace. An international forum should address the Anglophone conflict in Cameroon.
Police, Soldiers Patrol Zimbabwe’s Bulawayo in a show of force that stopped the main opposition party from launching an anti-government protest.
U.S based author publishes thrilling book on Zimbabwe 2017 coup. “Two Weeks in November: the Astonishing Untold Story of the Operation that Toppled Mugabe”.
Laetitia Bader looks at Eritrea’s forceful national conscription focusing on teachers. Bader says African leaders should call for rights reforms in Eritrea.
An interesting article in Democracy Digests argues that in the run-up to the presidential poll, Tunisia’s democratic experiment ‘faces toughest test’.
Majority of Africans believe democracy remains the best form of government and free, fair and multiparty elections remain the ideal way to choose leaders.
Repression of 16 August 2019 Zimbabwe protests places the Southern African nation more on the path of instability. Zimbabwe needs urgent political reforms.
Protests are a democratic right but tensions building to protests slated for August 16 make a Zimbabwe national dialogue a way forward in Zimbabwe.
The latest in line in Zimbabwe’s pursuit of State repression of protest is Zimbabwe Police claims planned protests are a conspiracy to topple Mnangagwa.