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Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

‘The new model for African democracy’

“… This model of negotiations leading to a coalition government in the wake of a violence-plagued election is being tried in Zimbabwe and has been recommended in Madagascar. The model is an inclusive one, and has been championed in some academic and political circles as the new model for African democracy. It

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Till Jesus Comes

Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s President, may not after all, rule as he promised “till Jesus comes“*.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Republic of Women

70% of Rwanda’s population are women. Via A24media.com

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Mozambican Democracy

Elections in Southern Africa is usually one big party if you’re the ruling party and if you’re not in Zimbabwe. Take Mozambique, South Africa’s small neighbor to the northeast, where the rapper MC Roger sells record on...

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Democracy, Tunisian Style

Tunisia’s President, Ben Ali, wins his fifth election since 1987 by a 99 percent margin after he decided on the candidates who could run against him. Before the result is even out he threatens anyone who questions...

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

BLOG OF THE DAY: EV COMICS

HT: Steve Coplan

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