All articles in 'Democracy'


Africa Unity:Hope for Zimbabwe

The MDC salutes the great people of Africa, particularly the African Union and SADC, who in the true...

31st May 2010
Fertilizing Togo’s Democracy

For over 40 years, the possibility of a democratic coalition hasn’t crossed the mind of Togolese pol...

4th June 2010
Constitution: Kenya Not Out of the Woods

The jubilation that will accompany the new constitution will not be enough without the next step-imp...

4th June 2010
Financing a Political Campaign in Nigeria

Nigerians themselves will have to realize that the current way of doing things is advantageous to to...

8th June 2010
Joe Biden’s Visit to Kenya Missed the Point

The struggle of minds in un-packaging the proposed constitution and pursuing other Agenda 4 reforms...

11th June 2010
Kenya Constitution: NO and YES Debate is Healthy

The Kenyan constitution is a deal between citizens and those who hold power on behalf of the citizen...

29th June 2010
Zimbabwe: The Truth vs Deception

In Washington D.C. on 14 June 2010 at the Diplomacy Briefing Series Conference on Sub Saharan Africa...

5th July 2010
Jos Violence:Why are Politicians Dividing Us?

As the world mourns the residents and victims of the recent Mumbai terror attack, in Jos, Nigerians...

2nd December 2008
Kenya’s ODM: Will the Center Hold?

To a discerning observer, the fallout between Raila and Ruto was inevitable from the onset. They do...

2nd December 2008
Henry Okah: In Search Of Peace And Justice In The...

The world over, no man who seeks justice is an outlaw. No man who commits his time, energy, resource...

9th December 2008
Kenya: At the Brink of Socio-Politico Revolution?

Independence celebrations only make sense to the political elite. To ordinary Kenyans, the dream of...

14th December 2008
What is Crucial for Leadership?

Tolerance for differing ideas, an attribute that I feel is fostered by intellectual exchanges, is a...

16th December 2008
Bush and the shoe-thrower of Baghdad

Al-Zaidi may well end up as Man of the Year in the Arab media. But let all Iraqi journalists keep th...

23rd December 2008
Somali: A Pawn in Geopolitical Games?

In the absence of a well-defined, distinctive Somali political system, clanbased or otherwise, at th...

29th December 2008
Ghana: Continuity in Change or Change in Continuit...

The need for a change in attitude towards the country’s development priorities, corruption and natio...

30th December 2008
Who Should Lead Somalia Next?

Almost two decades of mayhem and misery should teach us to get rid of awful men who were part of the...

5th January 2009
Somalia: A Pawn in Geopolitical Games? Pt 2

It is widely known by the people of these “developing” countries that the NGOs create fully or in pa...

5th January 2009
USA Meddling in Kenya Elections

From its support of the apartheid regime in South Africa to its endorsement of Kibaki's win despite...

12th January 2009
Media Onslaught Will Erode Other Liberties

The presumptuous thinking in our leadership that only government pressure can regulate the media is...

6th January 2009
Bravo Ghana! You've Done Africa Proud

Ghana ought to jealosusly guard the confidence she has earned by refusing to succumb to pressure and...

6th January 2009
Somalia: The Missing Somali Solution

To resuscitate the sagging national spirit, Somalis need to look inwards for the answers that had el...

12th January 2009
Ghana Succeeds Where Kenya Failed

An electoral year should give the people an opportunity to make choices. If you do anything else, yo...

13th January 2009
The Africa Governance and Prosperity Poll Results...

The African Executive sincerely thanks all individuals who took their time to answer The Africa Gove...

19th January 2010
NRM Government: A Critique

Although Uganda has over the years been registering high economic growth rates (currently standing a...

26th January 2010
Is Kenya's Truth Commission Ready to Face the Tru...

Amb. B. Kiplagat: EmbattledWhen Kenyans at the Coast region walked out on the Truth, Jus...

29th January 2010
From Imperial President to King: Which Way for Ke...

Kenya's members of parliament mandated to discuss the harmonised draft constitution of the Committee...

30th January 2010
Obama: Has he Failed the Blacks?

Most of the people mouthing all sorts of views and comments about Obama are not able to pin him down...

1st February 2010
AU: Sudan Like a Powder Keg!

South Sudan should not maintain its abusive and exploitative marriage with the North.

9th February 2010
Jerry Rawlings: A Threat to Ghana's Democracy?

Rawlings: Troubling Ghana's political waters?Ever since President John Atta Mills came t...

16th February 2010
Sudan Intrigues: Will the Center Hold?

Neither side felt it achieved what it had hoped. The international pressures were more powerful than...

16th February 2010
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