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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...

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...

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African Union 20 years later

Conversation With Prof. Hajer Gueldich: African Union 20 Years Later

Transcript of the conversation between Pr. Hajer Gueldich and Dr. Steve Tametong - watch the entire conversation here Dr. Steve Tametong: Created by the Syrte...
Cyber-Obscenity in Cameroon

Virtual Space Regulation: Tested by ‘Cyber-Obscenity’ in Cameroon

Introduction The advent of digital has been accompanied by the renewal of the modalities of debate and social practices in Africa and around the world....

Russia’s Game of Influence in the Reconfiguration of Military Cooperation in the Central African...

Russia is today establishing itself as a privileged partner of the Central African Republic.
African Union Reform

African Union Reform in the Face of Military Coups in Africa

Since the adoption of its Constitutive Act in July of 2000, the African Union (AU) has made the rejection of military coups one of...

Decentralization in Cameroon: Between Ethno-Regional Logics and National Interests

When decentralization involves the administration of a human community or territorial community, it is territorial decentralization. And when it comes to public service, it is a question of functional or technical decentralization.

The Military Agreement of April 2022 Between Cameroon and Russia: What is the Impact...

On April 12, 2022, Cameroon and Russia signed a military cooperation agreement for five years. This agreement is signed in the context of Russia’s...