All articles in 'Democracy'


Kibaki Is Setting Good Precedence

Kibaki’s take is a new wake up call for other rulers who still cling unto frozen ideas of ‘me foreve...

9th August 2011
Libya’s Forced Collapse: What Does it Portend for...

As this neo-imperialism and neo-colonialism intensifies, it would be ironic if twenty years from now...

22nd August 2011
South Sudan to Beat Swords into Ploughshares

Reconstruction and maintaining peace will call for hard work in the days, months and years to come.

16th August 2011
The Fall of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi: What Does it...

Libyans who have participated in overthrowing Gaddafi will soon regret as they are driven to serfdom...

19th September 2011
MDC: Zimbabwe's Hope?

The challenge for us as the new crop of African leaders is to kill the culture of violence against d...

12th September 2011
Hugo Chávez: MultiPolarity is Unstoppable

In the cruel logic of international relations, the law only applies to the weak.

7th October 2011
Elections in Africa: Necessary?

Why do elections leave countries divided along ethnic lines? Does Democracy now mean a country degen...

22nd September 2011
Western Democracy has Failed Africa

Western driven democracy in Africa is cosmetic. It is designed to fulfil the hidden interests of wes...

24th October 2011
Opposition Delivers Cameroon to Biya Again

By choosing to participate in this year’s presidential election, opposition candidates made the choi...

14th October 2011
Kenya @ 48: Any Reason to Celebrate?

For 48 minutes and 48 seconds, I was silent as I reflected on the intentions of the devious architec...

9th December 2011
Zimbabwe Elections: Entrepreneurship vs Employment

In a matter of months, Zimbabweans will go to the ballot and choose which economic vision they belie...

7th November 2011
Democracy: Why isn’t it working in Africa?

Open discussion, debate, criticism and dissent are essential to generating informed and reflected ch...

31st December 2011
Zambia: Donchi Kubeba and President Sata's Triumph

The slogans of Donchi Kubeba and Nafuti Nafuti effused a sense of national pride in the 2011 electio...

9th December 2011
Sierra Leone: Dark Days Resurface

Sierra Leone ethnic groups                      CourtesyIn 2002, after a decade of blood...

23rd January 2012
Democracy: Which Way for the Youth?

Africa probably needs a different type of democracy suited to its own unique and peculiar politic-ec...

9th January 2012
ANC: Beyond the Centenary

The ANC needs to migrate towards a post-liberation struggle mindset. It needs to start operating as...

14th February 2012
America: Sliding from Democracy to Corporatocracy...

Over the last few years, the top 30 American companies spent more money on lobbying politicians than...

7th February 2012
Ghana: Are Things Falling Apart?

Ghana’s exceptionalism as an “Island of peace” in a zone of war is on the brink of collapse by curre...

27th April 2012
China's Position on the Syrian Conflict

China follows closely the developments of the situation in Syria, firmly maintains that the current...

5th March 2012
Kenya's Looming Elections: Role of Media

In the Western democracies, major media Houses endorse candidates through a thorough research and an...

5th June 2012
Church-Media-Politicos Troika and Leadership Intri...

Can the media and church that supported crooks during the last general elections be trusted this ti...

28th May 2012
Africa's Democratic Gains: Fifty Years On

In one of his many works, the veteran freedom icon, Nelson Mandela made a profound obser...

31st July 2012
Charles Taylor’s Sentence: No Need for Celebration...

Charles Taylor in court                                      Photo courtesyI have been f...

19th June 2012
2013 General Elections: Kenya Not Prepared!

Elections will be meaningless if we don’t put our house in order. Can anyone hear me? Country. First...

16th October 2012
Hillary Clinton: Value of Democracy

It is time – it is past time – for all leaders to accept accountability, to treat their people with...

6th August 2012
Tandja: A Reflection of Africa's Potentates?

What is the antidote to Niger’s development challenges, the Big Man syndrome and the likes of Tandja...

1st March 2010
Kenya Constitution Must Treat All Religions Equall...

The public discourse on whether or not the Kadhi Courts should be included in the consti...

8th March 2010
Nigeria: Hajia Turai Holding Over 140 Million Host...

We should start thinking about how to curb president’s wives, cronies and other hyena-like power bro...

8th March 2010
Djibouti: Is Daher Ahmed Farah Leader or Warlord?

How can he claim to be a legitimate leader when he wishes to see his country become like Somalia?

12th March 2010
Kagame Must Reconcile with Rwandans

President Museveni and Paul Kagame in a past functionWhat betided Rwanda recentl...

12th March 2010
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