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ISS: Can Samia Suluhu Hassan make a clean break from Magufuli?

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Tanzania’s new president seems to be steering the country back towards democracy, but consolidating power won’t be easy. President Samia Suluhu Hassan is set to...

ISS: Chad’s turbulent presidential polls put democracy on the backburner

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The ruling party crippled an already weak opposition by banning public protest and media debate and side-lining competitors. Chadians went to the polls on 11...

ISS: CAR attempts democracy and justice amid violent chaos

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The turbulence in the Central African Republic raises questions about the timing of institutional reform. The arrangements to transition the turbulent Central African Republic (CAR)...

ISS: Presidential power play undermines democracy in Africa

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African leaders seeking re-election often exploit access to government resources to boost their campaigns, creating an uneven electoral playing field that gives them an advantage over...

Fringe groups undermine democracy via social media

Social media has become a hotbed of extremism, used to undermine democracy, a think tank said, calling for reforms to restore trust in government...

SA Navy highlights achievements, upcoming events during portfolio visit

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The South Africa Navy has highlighted recent achievements and upcoming events, including a naval exercise with Russia and China, during an oversight visit by...

Navy marks 25 years of democracy in SA

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Twenty-five years of democracy and a national defence force representative of all South Africans will this year be marked by the SA Navy. Tshintsha, a...

Tanzania’s opposition suspends pro-democracy demonstrations

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Tanzania's main opposition party suspended protests scheduled for Thursday, to give time for negotiations with the government that has called its planned...

Pope criticises West for trying to export own brand of democracy...

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Pope Francis criticised Western powers for trying to export their own brand of democracy to countries such as Iraq and Libya without...

Echoes of ‘Francafrique’ haunt central African democracy

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On the day of a vote to allow Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso to extend his 31 years in power, opposition...

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Mapisa-Nqakula continues to use “security” to evade Parliamentary questions

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The free flow of information on border protection successes from military provincial tactical headquarters continues unabated in contrast with answers to Parliamentary questions where...
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