Afraid of VP Mnangagwa’s rising popularity, Mugabe fired the former as Vice President in early November 2016. This led to dramatic events of 13-24 November 2017 that saw Mugabe resigning.
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In comparing African countries, those with term limits for the position of the Chief Executive are more likely to have democratic advancements or to be more democratic than those in which there are no term limits.
Few novels have received such warm praise from politicians, writers, critics and artists
The one thing Ugandan governments have in common is reliance on primitive torture of suspects
The country has witnessed millions of deaths, brutal colonial rule, and devastating dictatorship
You may ask yourself as a DC reader why this article is even important. Why should you know these issues about the La République du Cameroun? Well, DC readers are interested in politics.
Only a fool would predict, so here goes: Lebanon’s war lasted 15 years, but Syria’s will last longer because the foreign backers are in it for the long haul: for global, not regional, victory.
Since January 18 the regime has shut down the internet for British Southern Cameroon in a measure of collective punishment and a show of cowardice.
The ghost towns are evidence that Anglophones have decided to resist Government’s manipulation and repression through passive resistance which is far more potent than war.
The Government has clearly refused dialogue and has continued to intimidate Anglophones. In the SW, the State authorities have embarked on closing down shops of individuals who respect the protests.