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For Sudan civil rule is not negotiable

As Sudan military dilly dallies on power transfer teeming protesters have vowed no compromise until full democracy is restored. Sudan protest leaders vow civil disobedience over delay to democracy TheNewArab Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday threatened to launch nationwide civil disobedience after...

Voter apathy on Tunisia elections

Eight years after leading the Arab Spring, Tunisia is battling with voter apathy, record low adult and youth participation in general elections Mobile teams are being utilised to galvanise public empathy for the electoral process. Tunisia: Mobile teams to...

Senegal Election: testy victory for ruling party

On the heels of Nigeria, Senegal sitting president Marky Sall wins election amidst violence and the charge of systemic electoral manipulation Senegal’s President Re-Elected After Race Tested by Violence Marky Sall’s two main opponents have questioned the credibility of the vote...

More kudos for Ghana’s economy

German Economics Minister hails Ghana's impressive economic progress by Evans Annang Pulse Ghana Germany's Economic Cooperation and Development minister, Dr Gerd Muller, has lauded the Akufo-Addo government’s “impressive progress on the economic front” which has made the West African country one...

Bracing for DR Congo elections

Africa braces for another sham in DR Congo elections amidst voter enthusiasm for change in a country ruled by despots since independence.  DRC vote: Opposition says ruling party win would be 'provocation' Opposition leader Martin Fayulu says election was 'deliberately disorganised'...

Madagascar: Democracy on trial

Madagascar presidential elections recalls perrennial doubts as to the willingness for practice of true democracy among Africa`s violent political class. Madagascar's Rajoelina leads election runoff, Ravalomanana alleges fraud REUTERS ANTANANARIVO, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Madagascar presidential candidate Andry Rajoelina is leading an...

Congo elections marred by violence

DR Congo: Deadly clashes in South Kivu ahead of elections NEWS AGENCIES  At least 18 people have killed in clashes between the Democratic Republic of the Congo's army and rebels loyal to a renegade former general in the country's eastern region, according to...

Madagascar in 2018 Election dispute

Former president alleges fraud in Madagascar election Former Madagascar president Hery Rajaonarimampianina has alleged "many voting irregularities" in this week's election, raising fears of protests and a disputed result, AL JAZEERA reports. In a statement on Thursday, Rajaonarimampianina said a number...

Tanzania: A regime of draconian laws (updated)

Freedom of expression in Tanzania is slowly being eroded by Nanjala Nyabola, AL JAZEERA  In September 2018, the Tanzanian parliament passed amendments to the national statistics law that included a provision for criminal penalties for anyone who publishes information that does...

Nigeria: 2019 Elections and President’s certificate gambit

PDP mocks Buhari over failure to submit school certificate to INEC - writes Seun Ope Daily Post  ABUJA - The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to submit his academic credentials to the Independent...
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The old world is over: Russia has buried it.

New centers of power have emerged, the unipolar world order isn’t coming back, and the colonial way of thinking has failed, says...

Arrogance of the Collective West is fueled by ignorance

Let’s not even consider the absurdity of vandals claiming to be civilizers! What civilization did Europe bring to the Americas? What...

NATO vs Russia: what happens next

In Davos and beyond, NATO's upbeat narrative plays like a broken record, while on the ground, Russia is stacking up wins...

A Psychopath from Hell – and he won Nobel Peace Prize

If for some inexplicable reason, (as an American) you couldn’t come up with a reason to be ashamed of the United...
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