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Democratization And Political Advancement Of Women In Cameroon

An analysis of women’s representativeness shows that they are poorly represented in public institutions, despite the adoption by Cameroon of texts and institutions for women’s political advancement

MAHAMADOU ISSOUFOU, To The “Pantheon” Of Niger Democracy

Renouncing the charms and delights of supreme power is quite unprecedented in Africa, where many Heads of State are obsessed with the syndrome of “the presidency for life.”

What is the Record of Political Leadership 30 Years After Democratic Transitions in Africa?

It is hardly surprising that democratic transitions, significant moments in Africa’s history, have brought to light political leaders committed to the virtues of democracy. Thus, Nelson Mandela’s leadership resonates with strength and conviction on the continent.

Democratising The Democratisation Of Africa

The relationship between Africa and the West remains controversial when it comes to democracy. In international relations, developed countries seem to prefer Realpolitik and...

Electoral Democracy and COVID-19 Prevention in Africa

Since December 2019, the world is battling against the Coronavirus pandemic which has continued to usher in wide-ranging ramifications in the functioning of human...

Election Monitoring as a Tool for Democratic Governance

By Tazoacha Francis Meaningful democratic processes are indispensable ingredients for peace and sustainable development in every society. An example of such a democratic process is the...

Youth Absenteeism in Africa’s Electoral Democracy

By Fabien Sundjo In contrast to monarchy, oligarchy, and timocracy, democracy possesses the distinguished character of being participative, as it recognizes the prominent role of all...

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Democratic principles and practices are inherent in a people, especially in people who are patriotic and have an urge for prosperity and posterity. It is from this spectrum...

The G-7 Takes a Global Stance on COVID-19 as Africa Watches

As the Group of Seven convened for its first summit since the pandemic began last year, climate action, COVID-19, and great power rivalry – or China’s rise – were on...
Presidential Term Limits In Africa

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In the aftermath of the independence era in the 1960s, many African states were governed through dictatorial regimes until the dramatic change across the...

The Challenge Of Protecting Human Rights Against Unconstitutional Changes Of Government In Sub-saharian Africa

Since independence, Africa has faced instabilities in its political institutions. In total, no less than 204 coups d'état have taken place across the continent, particularly...

Unconstitutional Changes of Government in Sub-Saharan Africa: Breaking the Cycle?

This contribution focuses on issues surrounding unconstitutional changes of power in Africa and the implications for the continent’s peace, security, and stability. While military...