All articles in 'Democracy'


Kenya’s Navigation Score Card is Great But…

Kenya’s political actors have to factor in the country’s position at the convergence of diverse inte...

29th March 2016
U.S. Elections: Why Trump Presidency is Good for t...

Mr. Trump’s promise to make America is a normal country that looks after itself and its people first...

4th September 2016
The Politics and Consequences of IGAD Intervention...

IGAD Plus present move to interfere in the internal affairs of South Sudan will predictably complica...

15th August 2016
Kenya Elections 2017:Money Will Determine Who Win...

It is up to the cord coalition to do its math well if indeed they are serious with taking power from...

8th January 2016
The Meaning of Barack Obama in World Politics

It is my thesis that Presidential candidate Ben Carson's good performance in the polls is attributab...

3rd November 2015
Remittances as Spiritual Investment: A Senegalese...

The form of Baraka generated through these spiritual transactions is enduring and omnipotent, and un...

14th December 2015
Power Sharing: A Panacea for South Sudan?

If you square these assumptions in the round but also hugely complex context of South Sudan, then yo...

7th January 2014
Presidential Commission System Will Save Africa

The divide and rule system that colonialists used to conquer and control Africa is still manifested...

14th July 2015
S. Sudan Conflict: IGAD Must Go Back to the Drawin...

IGAD needs to underscore the fact that the Government of Nation Unity (GNU) is not a magic bullet th...

23rd March 2015
Africa: Does Democracy Guarantee Development?

If democracy is imported, it disregards local realities and is partial and disjointed.

23rd September 2014
Abahlali baseMjondolo: Growing From Strength to St...

South Africa shack dwellers movementToday marks the Tenth Anniversary of our movement. F...

12th October 2015
ICC Must Zero In On South Sudan

the International Criminal Court (ICC) needs to rein in aiming at creating fear and sanity for both...

14th January 2014
South Africa’s Liberation Struggle: Mangosuthu But...

South Africa’s liberation struggle did not begin in 1912, when my uncle, Dr Pixley ka Isaka Seme, fo...

3rd February 2014
Democracy, Good Governance & Human Rights in Afric...

Indeed, the biggest threats to democracy, good governance and human rights are poverty, lack of oppo...

10th November 2014
APC Solidly On Track To Win Elections In 2017/18

SLPP must resolutely reject any alternative philosophy if it is to win the next elections.

31st March 2014
Somalia: A Democratic Proposal

Installing a new legitimate parliament that has the quality and the mandate to move the nation forwa...

12th January 2015
Typologies of Coups in Africa

What Africa must guard against are coups from above, by ruling regimes rigging elections or perpetra...

8th December 2015
Can PAC Win Elections Through The Ballot?

It’s clear that Pan-Africanism is a headache for the West, which is why the PAC of Azania has an ins...

14th December 2015
The ICC On Trial

In 2014, the International Criminal Court, ICC, needs to reexamine itself and its skewed...

14th January 2014
Political Trajectory: Which Way for Burundi?

Burundians stage a demo A coup d’état attempt was launched in Burundi’s capital city Buj...

18th May 2015
Emerging Democracies in Africa: Challenges and Opp...

Can we change the cycle of profiting from wrong to profiting from right? If not, once again our demo...

24th June 2013
R2P Or P2R: The Story Of A Brave New World To Save...

As Libya struggles with chaos of lawlessness cum extremism and as immigrants perish at sea, the West...

15th June 2015
Gen. Muhammadu Buhari: President-Elect's Acceptanc...

I want to assure our fellow African nations that Nigeria will now stand as a more constructive partn...

6th April 2015
SA 2014 Elections: Jacob Zuma Acceptance Speech

Acceptance speech by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the announcement of 2014 general electi...

11th May 2014
Democracy in Uganda: Challenges and Opportunities

Democracy is work in progress and we all have a responsibility to nature it and perfect it.

16th September 2014
Democracy in Africa: Reality or Myth?

Why is it that in Africa, millions of voters are not always satisfied and convinced with general ele...

11th February 2014
Africa’s Leadership in a Dynamic World

Leaders must be seen in the true light of what they are – persons called to serve and not to be serv...

30th September 2013
Somaliland: 22 Years of Peace, Stability, Democrac...

More than two decades after reclaiming its sovereignty and independence, Somaliland continues to mar...

20th May 2013
Kagame Should Have Declined Third Term

Amending the constitution is a common practice in the making of the laws of the country. However, th...

28th December 2015
Open Letter to IGAD on South Sudan

IGAD and Troika’s Absence of Sagacity in Shepherding the Peace Agreement in South Sudan is unaccommo...

23rd November 2015
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The 15th IREN Africa Resource...