African Politics and Policy

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Month: April 2015

Political instability is on the rise as elections near

The road to the elections in Burundi is characterized by tensions and violence. Protests have occurred for the third day…

Mismatching skills with opportunities

The appointment of 302 state corporations’ chairpersons in Kenya was criticized in the press for failing to match skill with…

Tuberculosis on the rise in Nigeria

Authorities have reported that there areĀ 600000 cases of tuberculosis in Nigeria. http://allafrica.com/stories/201504270368.html You may also be interested in: Nigeria: suicide…

Measles outbreak in Liberia

While there has not been any new case of Ebola in weeks and Liberia is close to being declared Ebola-free,…

Africa tops the charts of unhappiness

According to the 2015 World Happiness Report, Africa is the unhappiest continent in the world. Togo is the world’ unhappiest…

Sudan’s President re-elected

The President of Sudan was re-elected after winning 94.5% of the vote in an election boycotted by opposition parties. http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/Omar-al-Bashir-reelected-Sudan/-/2558/2698786/-/1dxb02/-/index.html…

Nigeria: 20 billion $ missing

According to news reports 20 billion US $ are alledegly missing from the coffers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation….

Presidential elections in Togo

The results from six voting districts show that the incumbent president of Togo has nearly twice as many votes as…

Protests in Burundi

Burundi’s president’s efforts to seek a third mandate ignite protests in Burundi. http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/Burundi-police-break-up-new-protests-against-president/-/2558/2698514/-/bm1sar/-/index.html You may also be interested in: Rwanda…

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa condemned even by Boko Haram

The wave of xenophobic attacks that crossed South Africa in previous days was condemned for its brutality even by Boko…

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