Politics

    Africa’s Newest Country, South Sudan, Likely to Plunge Into Genocide of Rwandan Proportions

    Africa’s Newest Country, South Sudan, Likely to Plunge Into Genocide of Rwandan Proportions

    South Sudan is at the cusp of implosion and the continent along with the rest of the world cannot have minor wrangles and confusion over political principles when lives are at stake.

      Nelson Mandela's Friendship with Gaddafi Irritated the West

      “How can they (the West) have the arrogance to dictate to us who our friends should be?” – Nelson Mandela.

        The Gambia’s Elections Prove African Dictators are not Invincible

        Might this be a signal of the fall of the continent’s strongmen?

          Revealed: How France Remains a West and Central African Colonial Master

          Neo-colonialism is real and the 14 CFA Franc zone countries are the perfect case study.

            Bond Notes: Zimbabwe’s Surrogate Currency Nears Launch

            “…it is grossly irrational for President Mugabe to decree an exchange rate of 1 is to 1 between the bond note and the US dollar.”

              Zimbabwe: A Disaster Zone

              Once a shining beacon of democracy and good governance, Zimbabwe has slowly but surely slumped into the laughing stock it is today.

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              African Regionalism: Lessons From Donald Trump and Brexit

              African Regionalism: Lessons From Donald Trump and Brexit

              Even before globalisation had convalesced from the aftershocks of Brexit another telling blow was dealt by the shock election of Trump as US president-elect.

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              African Regionalism: Lessons From Donald Trump and Brexit

              Even before globalisation had convalesced from the aftershocks of Brexit another telling blow was dealt by the shock election of Trump as US president-elect.

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              Magufuli’s Visit Should End the Tension Between Tanzania and Kenya

              Magufuli’s visit to Kenya is an attempt to reset bilateral relations with Kenya which, at best, have been lukewarm under his watch.

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              How Modern-Day Liberal Internationalism is Fundamentally Neocolonialist

              The most dangerous part of a rich foreigner helping poor locals "develop" is how they inadvertently mention how certain "universal" values and ideologies are the basis for people to get richer and more civilized. This is neocolonialism at its finest.

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              The Fatality of Democracy: Why Elections are Rigged in Africa

              If African leaders across the length and breadth of Africa deliver on their promises and promote public welfare through genuine policies and sustainable economic programs, I am sure that they will have no reason(s) to rig elections.

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              Black People Magic: Really?

              Critiquing Black People Magic as alternative activism.

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              The Moroccan Cultural Revolution of the Millennials

              The political change is happening slowly, the cultural revolution is bulldozing its way ahead, with much determination, and Moroccans millennials in particular.

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              Social Inclusion & Social Justice -the Youth Salvation

              From a youth advocacy, civil society and grassroots standpoint, ‘Social Inclusion’ and ‘Social Justice’ are the more anticipated and needed element(s) for development.

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              Arab Dilemma: Bread or Democracy?

              For many poor people of the Arab Spring countries, the dream of democracy they might have entertained at some point after the outbreak of the uprisings is forgotten and/or dumped for good.

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              Is There Hope For North Africa In 2016?

              All North African countries are dangerously tightrope-walking hoping to reach safety, at the least cost possible, with the hope to make political status quo a solution acceptable to all the protagonists, as long as possible.

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              The Brexit Referendum and Lessons for EAC and EU Regional Integration Processes

              The goal of EAC and EU should therefore be to minimize the level of complex bureaucracy and laws that govern regional integration processes.

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              Malema and His Outdated Legacy Strategy

              One would have expected emphasis on the importance of education to be at the forefront of Malema’s stance on socio-economic freedom

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              Benin Democracy: A Lesson For African Countries

              Elections in Burkina Faso, Uganda and mainly Zimbabwe are always a-flee-and-fear bloodbath associated encounter rather than a free-and-fair exercise.

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              The African Unity Paradox: Why Africans are Uniting to Disunite

              This has not only fueled disintegration among African communities, but also the birth of independent countries like South Sudan.

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              The Debate on Immigration Misses the Point

              The tragic deaths of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea has once again brought to light the deadly hypocrisy of Western leaders and their mainstream media.

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              Moroccan Political Face-off: Royalists vs Islamists

              Clearly the Islamist time is over for now because since they came to power, critics believe they have been listening and executing the directives of the World Bank to please Western nations more than meeting the needs of the population at large.