Africa

Former South African president Jacob Zuma barred from elections

Former South African President Jacob Zuma found himself in a tumultuous legal battle that culminated in a verdict barring him from participating in future elections. Zuma, a prominent figure in South African politics, had a controversial tenure marked by corruption allegations and political turmoil. The decision to exclude him from electoral participation sent shockwaves through the nation’s…
Read more
Africa

Togo scraps Presidential elections

Togo’s decision to forego presidential elections marks a significant departure from conventional democratic practices and has ignited a mix of intrigue, skepticism, and concern both within the nation and on the international stage. This move signals a bold shift in political strategy and governance, presenting a unique experiment in redefining power dynamics within the West African…
Read more
AfricaPolitics

United States Presents Troop Withdrawal Plan To Niger

The United States recently presented a comprehensive plan for troop withdrawal from Niger, signaling a significant shift in its military presence in the region. This move comes amidst evolving security dynamics and strategic recalibrations in U.S. foreign policy. Niger, situated in the heart of the Sahel region, has been a crucial ally in the fight against terrorism, particularly against groups…
Read more
Politics

Upcoming Elections For Cameroon: Road To Free And Fair Polls

As Cameroon approaches its upcoming elections, there is a palpable sense of anticipation mixed with hope for a process that is truly free, fair, and reflective of the will of the Cameroonian people. The road to achieving such elections, however, is fraught with challenges that the country must navigate with diligence and determination. One of the foremost challenges facing Cameroon in its quest…
Read more
EconomyPolitics

US Sanctions Has Being A Double-edged Sword For Zimbabwe

US sanctions on Zimbabwe have long been a contentious issue, sparking debates about their efficacy and consequences. While initially implemented with the intention of addressing human rights abuses and fostering democratic reforms, these sanctions have evolved into a double-edged sword for the country, impacting both its government and its people in complex ways. On one edge of the blade…
Read more
AfricaEconomy

Nigerian unions rally against drastic electricity tariff hikes

In Nigeria, recent drastic electricity tariff hikes have sparked widespread outcry and mobilization, particularly from labor unions representing various sectors of the workforce. The steep increase in electricity tariffs, implemented by the government and regulatory agencies, has placed a heavy burden on ordinary citizens already grappling with economic challenges. The decision to raise…
Read more
AfricaPolitics

Chad opposition challenges military ruler’s presidential victory

In Chad, a country with a complex political landscape, the opposition has long grappled with the dominance of the military in governance. Recently, their challenges have intensified as they contest the victory of a military ruler in the presidential elections. The victory of a military ruler, often perceived as a continuation of the status quo, presents a significant hurdle for the opposition…
Read more