Politics

    Ten Reasons Libya Under Gaddafi Was a Great Place to Live

    Ten Reasons Libya Under Gaddafi Was a Great Place to Live

    Was Gaddafi a dictator? Yes! However, he also had a heart for his country and the world conveniently skips that part every time.

      The Challenge Of Leadership in Africa; Hot Takes From the African Business Conference

      Panelists discuss whether there is a higher personal price to taking on leadership roles in our home continent vis-à-vis the West.

        By Readmitting Morocco, The African Union Has Betrayed the Founding Fathers for Money

        By readmitting Morocco, the AU has unwittingly endorsed colonialism and the irony is not lost on the world.

          #WhyAminaLost: Kenyans Celebrate Amina Mohamed's Loss in AU Commission Vote

          Surprisingly, Kenyans across social media celebrated the loss of their foreign minister, arguing that a vote for Amina was a "vote for status quo, impunity, extrajudicial killings and corruption."

            Africa’s Most (and Least) Corrupt Countries

            Not a single country comes close to top marks while over 120 countries score below 50 on the scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean).

              Yahya Jammeh’s Evil Legacy: Stealing Elections, Citizen Killings and Illegal Detentions

              “Everyone is free. You can do whatever you want, because this is a democratic country. You can express yourself. No one can kill you.”

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              The Maghreb Union is Dead, Long Live Brave Africa

              The Maghreb Union is Dead, Long Live Brave Africa

              In his acceptance speech of the re-admission of Morocco in the African fold, King Mohammed VI declared solemnly the death of the Maghreb Union.

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              The Maghreb Union is Dead, Long Live Brave Africa

              In his acceptance speech of the re-admission of Morocco in the African fold, King Mohammed VI declared solemnly the death of the Maghreb Union.

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              The Liberian Legislature: An Unholy Political Theater of Unrepentant Crooks – Part I

              Why must a poverty-stricken nation like Liberia spend over US$170.8 million in 4 years on just 103 Lawmakers alone when education is a mess?

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              Mohammed VI Romancing Africa

              The late king Hassan II described metaphorically Morocco as a big tree with its roots deeply buried in Africa, its trunk in the Arab-Muslim world and its branches in Europe.

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              Just Before We Wish Buhari Death

              One wonders why news of committed atrocities cannot go a day without been broadcast in news.

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              Algeria: Is the Fire Next Time?

              The strong man of the Algerian regime general Mohamed Mediène, has been ordered into retirement.

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              Moroccan Jews’ Departure to Israel Regretted in Morocco

              In the city of Sefrou, there is a grotto in the hill at the entrance of the city called kaf al-moumen “the cave of the faithful,” a site where, both Muslims and Jews, believe that their saints are buried inside.

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              Yahya Jammeh: The Butterfly That Calls Itself A Bird

              Yahya Jammeh had declared that only God can remove him from power even if he chooses to rule for 1 billion years.

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              Yahya Jammeh Must Go

              Yahya Jammeh must respect the will of the Gambian people and hand over power peacefully.

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              Is Democracy Viable in The MENA Region?

              Even though there are many obstacles preventing the nations of the Arab Spring uprisings from achieving democracy, there is still hope.

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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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              Fidel Castro: A True Friend of Africa

              The red flag flies at half-mast in honor of Fidel Castro: A true hero of Africa’s liberation struggle.

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              Arab Spring: A Broken Dream

              But even if this spring has never materialized, it has allowed the Arab masses to get some experience and maturity for the next wave of uprisings to come.

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              Trump Doctrine and Morocco

              The United States needs Morocco in its fight against terrorism in Africa and elsewhere and also needs it, somewhat, as a stepping-stone for trade and exchange in Africa.

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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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              Decolonizing Publication

              Projects to decolonize knowledge challenge hierarchically institutional(ized) writing and reading cultures through pivots of concrete everyday action as well as through visionary transformations.

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