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Democracy is taking form in Somalia

Following the autumn of the navy authorities in 1991, Somali, a rustic within the Horn of Africa with a inhabitants estimated at 15 million, is characterised as some of the complicated and protracted states of disaster on the earth. The nation skilled political instability and recurring conflicts, mixed with socio-economic and environmental shocks (famine, drought and invasion of grasshoppers). The crises resulted in widespread displacement, meals insecurity and worsening poverty. Despite a number of makes an attempt,…

Zambia’s new president promises “better democracy” in his

Zambian incumbent President Hakainde Hichilema on Monday cracked down on the South African country's outgoing "brutal regime" while promising "better democracy" in his debut speech to the nation, hours after winning the top job in a landslide. Speaking shortly after his predecessor Edgar Lungu admitted defeat, the business magnate and veteran opposition leader said…

On the way to Polexit? Poland shoots in again

Poland is locked in a legal battle with the European Union over the legitimacy of legal and constitutional reforms exercised by its Conservative ruling party that could trigger Poland's withdrawal from the EU bloc. Under the leadership of the Populist Party for Law and Justice (PiS), the Polish government has pursued extensive reforms that it says are necessary to fight corruption, but critics say they are expanding the government's powers and defying the democratic values ​​that EU law upholds. Poland's abortion rights…

the movement for the defense of democracy

M2D staged demonstrations on Friday, June 11 in Dakar, Diourbel and Ziguinchorp to demand the release of detainees following the riots in March last year. Violence that had left at least 13 dead in connection with the trial against Ousmane Sonko. The coalition between political parties and civil society organizations supporting him, the demonstrations were suspended after mediation by the caliph general…

Democracy Party, removed from

The Beninese opposition does not disarm, a month before the presidential election, the Democratic Party calls on former President Boni Yayir still Patrice Talon for a dialogue and an inclusive election on April 11. The Electoral Commission and the Constitutional Court removed all the heavyweights of the opposition from the race. No major candidacy faces Patrice Talon. as reported from Cotonou, Jean-Luc Aplogan This is a demand that the opposition does not give up with the aim of stopping an election process that it…

M2D, Movement for the Defense of Democracy,

In Senegal, a national mourning was issued by President Macky Sall this Thursday, March 11, in tribute to the victims of the recent demonstrations that left at least 5 dead, according to an official report, 11 according to the protest movement. This very recent "movement for the defense of democracy", M2D, had previously called for the organization of a day of mourning on Friday. A coalition consisting…

Somalia have to offer protection to democratic elections and

Somalia was scheduled to hold presidential elections on February 8th. It was the second deadline missed, after the Federal Parliament’s constitutionally mandated term ended on December 27, 2020. On February 5th, the latest round of election discussions between leaders of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Federal Member States (FMS) in Galmudug state capital Dhusamareb ended without an election timetable. The term of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, alias “Farmajo”, ended on February 7th. According to the…

a mature African democracy tested by the polls

Ghanaians will vote on Monday, December 7, for a double vote in the presidential election and legislation. Observers expect a duel between outgoing President Nana Akufo-Addo and his predecessor and rival, John Mahama. This will be the first election since Jerry Rawling's death in November last year. From our Accra correspondent,It is a symbolic image a few days…

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