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Presidential Term Limits in Africa

Lifting of Presidential Term Limits and Risk of Instability in the Central African Republic

The idea of lifting presidential term limits was gradually introduced during the Republican dialogue.
Electoral Democracy in Capo Verde

Electoral Democracy in Africa: lessons from Malawi and Cabo Verde

As a result of Malawi's presidential election of June 23, 2020, opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera was declared the winner over incumbent President Peter Mutharika....
Military Coup in Burkina Faso

Understanding the Military Coup in Burkina Faso

After Chad, Mali and Guinea, Burkina Faso has now joined the list of countries hit by a military coup in the last two years...
Military Coups in Africa

The Endless Transitions After Coups in Africa: Democracy in Turmoil

Since 2019, we have been witnessing the reemergence of coups in Africa. In Sudan, after several popular demonstrations, the army ousted Omar El Beshir...
ALPHA CONDÉ - the end


Obsessed by the charms of a lifetime presidency, a new despotic trend in some countries of the African continent, Alpha Condé had carried out a constitutional forcible passage that undermined the democratic aspirations of the Guinean people.
The military coup in Guinea

Are Sanctions an Effective Remedy for Guinea’s Recent Coup?

The military coup in Guinea stands in stark contrast to the AU charter, and while ECOWAS and the AU have refrained from imposing sanctions, there is the legal and moral justification for such an outcome.
Decentralization Process in Cameroon

The Challenge of the Decentralization Process in Cameroon

At the current stage of decentralization, the resurgence of ethicized identity and community tensions is a reality.

Reconciling the Imperatives of Security and the Defense of Democracy: What Is Possible?

Introduction Everyday violence is a concern for rulers and ruled across the world. Preventing violence regularly leads to interference in the democratic processes. Between...

Is Somaliland the Symbol of Democracy in the Horn of Africa?

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...
Presidential Term Limits In Africa

A Tug Of War Over Presidential Term Limits In Africa: A Wake-up Call For...

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

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36th Summit of the African Union

What Should we Retain from the 36th Summit of the African Union?

From February 18 to 19, 2023 in Addis Ababa, was held the 36th ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government...
Assassination of Journalist Martinez Zogo

Cameroon: Assassination of Journalist Martinez Zogo, State Security in Danger?

As of January 17, 2023, the current events in Cameroon have been marked by the assassination of journalist Martinez Zogo, host of the famous...
Rural development in Cameroon

Cameroon: Promoting Rural Development to Reduce Gender Inequalities

In Cameroon, the prevalence of poverty remains higher in rural areas (66%) than in urban areas (7%) (BUCREP, 2021). Women represent the poorest portion...

Factors Contributing to Low Insurance Subscriptions in Cameroon

Access to quality healthcare is an important determinant of the strength and productivity of a country. According to WHO, Cameroon spends more money on...

The Contribution of Private Health Insurance to the Financing of Healthcare in Cameroon

By definition, health insurance is part of personal insurance. The purpose of health insurance is to protect the insured against the risks associated with...

Cameroon: Implications of the Reduction of Subsidies on Petroleum Products on Macroeconomic Stability

On February 1, 2023, the Cameroonian government announced an increase in fuel prices. Petrol and diesel prices rose by 15.87% and 25.2%, respectively. This...