All articles in 'Democracy'


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
Africa: Does Democracy Guarantee Development?

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

23rd September 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
Sierra Leone Gives Koroma Another Chance

The drive for national unity, peace and progress is deep-seated in the cultural psyche of the ordina...

27th November 2012
African Legislatures: The Need to Be Both Transfor...

When legislative changes do take place in African nations, a large part of the legislative structure...

9th June 2014
Africa Must Not Tempt The World – Yoweri Museveni

Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga and VP Kalonzo Musyoka handled the election outcome like statesmen - Museveni

9th April 2013
Sierra Leone’s November Elections

Competitive democracy is maintained only when diverse political leaders respect, or at the very leas...

6th November 2012
Kenya: Raila and Allies Should Back Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has extended open arms to all the contestants and urged them to work with h...

2nd April 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
The ICC On Trial

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

14th January 2014
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
Obama Romney Battle: Lessons for Africa

For Africa, the titanic contest between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney should help bring renewed focus...

6th November 2012
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
Michael Sata: Asset or Liability to Zambia’s Demo...

Zambia is greater than President Sata – and Zambians must exert their mastership over the presidency...

8th April 2013
Waititu and Sonko : Triumph of Sabalterns?

People who live in the comfortable and privileged parts of the City have no clue about life in the h...

21st January 2013
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
Abahlali baseMjondolo: Growing From Strength to St...

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

12th October 2015
Elections 2013: Obama Advises Kenyans

The eyes of the world will be on Kenya this March, and the United States stands with the Kenyan peop...

5th February 2013
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
Ghana Elections: Issues Take Center Stage

Civility is in the air. Real democratic maturity is flowering. The issues-based campaigns are so ex...

2nd November 2012
IGAD and Somalia MoU: Disturbing Observations

A past IGAD forum in session                     Photo courtesyOn December 6, 2012, IGAD...

18th December 2012
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
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
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
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
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
Putting “African Neocolonialists” on Notice

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

24th February 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
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