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Rethinking African Political Systems: From the Record of

AXADLE: Last week you insisted on the need to rethink the political systems in West Africa, taking into account the political, security, economic and social realities of the region and with a more ambitious goal than the organization of general elections. It is on this crucial topic, the proposal of alternative political models, that you conducted a conversation with a Beninese academic living in the United States, advocating what he…

political figures continue to be targeted

The entry bans target certain political figures, including many former deputies from the parliament dissolved by President Kais Saïed, or members of the Islamist Ennahda party. The latest is the case of the former minister of religious affairs between 2011 and 2014, Nourredine Khadmi, who had started a sit-in at Tunis-Carthage airport since August 18 to protest the decision. He finally ended his sit-in on August 23, citing pressure. Authorities are still quite evasive about the reasons for these travel bans, citing ongoing…

political comeback for Vital Kamerhe

The former chief of staff of Félix Tshisekedi resumes formal political activities on Monday after two years of official absence from the political scene. He will today chair the meeting of the political office of his party, the Union for the Congolese Nation (UNC). After the June 28 tete-a-tete with President Félix Tshisekedi, the Monday August 22 meeting extended to members of the UNC and other senior staff of Vital Kamerhe will be the first formal political activity since his acquittal. two months ago by the Court of…

Odinga rejects the election outcomes, plunging Kenya into political turmoil

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenyan opposition determine Raila Odinga stated Tuesday he'll problem the outcomes of the shut presidential election with "all constitutional and legal options" after Deputy President William Ruto was declared the winner, bringing contemporary uncertainty to a rustic that the place the vote was broadly thought-about to be essentially the most peaceable. Now East Africa's most secure democracy faces weeks of strife and the chance that the Supreme Court will order new elections. Religious and different…

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