The widening age gap between African leaders and their populations is a cause for concern. For instance, in 2016, the average median age of the African population was 20, while the average age for Heads of State was 66.
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Tunisia. According to Freedom House, the "post-Arab Spring balloting of October 2011 represented a dramatic improvement in electoral freedoms and practices". Also check out our section on World Democracy and our articles about the Arab Spring.
Human Rights Watch warns against recent arrests and disappearances as turn in wrong direction
Part of what some of these extremists want is for our society to start becoming disunited and for us to start
More than 2,000 Tunisians marched in the country’s capital protesting a proposed amnesty bill
For election observers to effectively discharge their mandate, scholars and analysts are arguing for embracing of appropriate information communication technologies.
Death of famous Tunisian street vendor is remembered as protests hint at a Moroccan Arab Spring
Another round of political dealmaking is ahead after Tunisian Parliament gives no-confidence vote
A reporter witnessed all the hope and despair brought by the 2010 Arab Spring revolutions
Progress and disappointment mark five year anniversary of the revolutionary Tunisian Arab Spring
Political violence and government overreach threaten hard won victory for Tunisian press freedoms