All articles in 'Democracy'


Abahlali baseMjondolo: Growing From Strength to St...

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

12th October 2015
Kenya Elections: The Diaspora Factor

IEBC must abandon its rigid superficial stand against Diaspora voting and let the will of the majori...

24th December 2012
Long Walk To Freedom: The Frantz Fanon Perspective

The national bourgeoisie turns its back more and more on the interior and on the real facts of its u...

26th November 2013
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
A New Era for Malawi Begins - Mutharika

Today, we declare ourselves ready for the next fifty years. We get new faith and belief in ourselves...

3rd June 2014
Elections 2013: All Kenyans Must Vote

Those of us who have arranged sexy reasons not to vote ought to know that decisions are made by thos...

22nd January 2013
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
Africa: Does Democracy Guarantee Development?

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

23rd September 2014
Africa: Are Things Falling Apart?

Bad governance, dictatorship and corruption threatens stability and prosperity in most nations of Af...

4th February 2011
Power Sharing: An Anathema in African Politics?

Africa should not accept the Kenya and Zimbabwe style power-sharing arrangement.

31st December 2010
Ivory Coast: Unlocking the Impasse

Any attempt to continue the era of big men, economic despotism and political chicanery will condemn...

14th March 2011
Why African Union must be Overhauled

It would be much better for the African Union to have few countries that are totally committed to se...

21st March 2011
After Sudan;World should Focus on Oromo

The Oromo Conflict has won the unenviable accolade of being the cradle of the world’s largest forced...

17th January 2011
Egypt and Tunisia Uprisings are Wake-up Calls

Egypt and Tunisia uprisings call for the need to deepen democracy, rule of law and respect for human...

11th February 2011
Ivory Coast: John Atta Mills Lights the Way

Ouattara: President electIf the Reuters' report is correct, and one hopes it is, then Pr...

8th January 2011
Nigeria 2011 Elections: Can INEC Deliver?

The first days raise questions about the preparedness of the Independent National Election Commissio...

18th January 2011
Tunisia Revolution: Africa's despots should Watch...

Countries such as Ghana, South Africa and Botswana, bastions of African democracy, should break away...

17th January 2011
Cote d’Ivoire: The Worst-case Scenario

The solution can only be found through straightforward dialogue leading towards reason, truth, and t...

29th January 2011
Putting “African Neocolonialists” on Notice

Africa today is under the despicable, amoral mercenaric siege of both foreign and “home-brewed Afric...

24th February 2011
Ivory Coast Crisis: Critical Diagnosis of Ghana’...

Ghana needs an immediate diplomatic spin to reframe its position and adopt a strategic, balanced, co...

15th February 2011
Tanzania: Peace and Tranquillity Elusive

Kikwete: Has his government become combative?What transpired in Tanzania on 5th January...

8th January 2011
After Hosni Mubarak: Who is Next?

Hosni Mubarak: EmbattledLooking at the way a new dawn is unfolding in Maghreb, one can c...

1st February 2011
Bad Leadership: Africa's Undoing

True democracy allows the people to define their needs, values and way of doing things

29th January 2011
Apartheid: Is Uganda a Victim?

Ugandan opposition leaders and anyone else who is trying to bring democracy and equality to Uganda s...

15th February 2011
Nigeria Breaks its Own Rules

Nigeria has spent over 75% of its time talking about politics and governance but never gets it right...

8th March 2011
Uganda Elections: A Financial Review

An electorate willing to vote with its wallet is better than one which settles elections with pangas...

4th March 2011
Kenya must be Cautious on ICC Process

ICC or no ICC, a keen observer will agree that in a globalised world, so many eyes are watching what...

20th December 2010
Africa Drifting from Democracy Path

We should not allow this to degenerate. Moreso, we should not allow Africa to slide back to coups an...

25th January 2011
Uganda: Towards Peaceful 2011 General Elections

The devastating effects of electoral related violence on the life and properties of citizens and the...

8th February 2011
Africa: Why is Unity Elusive?

AU summit: Is unity elusive? Africa’s territorial boarders as they are now were charted...

29th January 2011
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