Opinion

Impeaching the “Useless and Costly” Senate for African Power Adventurers, By Owei Lakemfa

The primary lesson President Aziz has taught Africa is that the best way to meet the challenge of opposition, is to abolish it; the best way to treat a Senate that will not cooperate, is to eliminate it. Skillful traditional dancer, Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa, narrowly danced out…
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Opinion

Early Warnings, Political Risks and Democracy In Africa, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

In an earlier article, I argued for the importance of effective early warnings in the management and prevention of avoidable conflicts in African countries. In the said article, I also argued that conflicts don’t just manifest in their elaborate forms, that there were usually early warnings which went largely ignored…
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Columns

Bleak Horizon for Democracy in Africa, By Jibrin Ibrahim

One clear indication of this process of the current reality of elections without democracy is the persistence and growth of the abuse of the powers of incumbency to perpetuate personal dictatorships parading as democracy. So many of our rulers in Africa are back to the African tradition of presidents for…
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