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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...

COVID-19: A Blessing to Africa’s Scientific and Technological Progress

By Tazoacha Francis The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation has been unique in Africa and is reshaping various aspects of African society. Though many see the...

Combating Arms trafficking and smuggling in Central Africa – What Strategies?

How can we better control arms transfers? What strategies are needed today to limit the proliferation and illicit circulation of arms in the sub region?

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A Global Minimum Corporate Tax Is The First Step In Redressing Global Inequalities

The world is currently at crossroads, besieged by the economic and health fallout from COVID-19; the era of economic nationalism and populist trade policies appears...

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...

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

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...

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...