dictatorship

 
Casualties mount in Togo protests
Casualties mount in Togo protests
At least four people were shot dead on Wednesday in clashes between protesters and security forces in Togo’s two largest cities after soldiers...
Dos Santos’s retirement fund – his kids
Dos Santos’s retirement fund – his kids
No one really expected President José Eduardo dos Santos to step down. He is, in so many ways, the archetypal African dictator, having first taken...
Zuma’s recipe: How to make an African dictator
Zuma’s recipe: How to make an African dictator
A recent report by City Press detailed how President Jacob Zuma refused to heed calls by the ANC’s integrity commission to resign,...
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré raised his arms in the air and shouted “Down with Francafrique!”, the term used for France’s...
Djibouti opposition leader vindicated
Djibouti opposition leader vindicated
The London high court this week ruled against the government of Djibouti in what Justice Julian Flaux said was a “political” case against the...
'I murdered 18 people for the Pinochet regime'
'I murdered 18 people for the Pinochet regime'
A former conscript in the Chilean army has been charged with murder after confessing on a live radio phone-in to participating in the deaths of 18...
[Video]Hissène Habré trial postponed
[Video]Hissène Habré trial postponed
The former Chadian dictator’s trial has been postponed in Dakar after he caused a disturbance in court and told his lawyers to refuse to participate.
Pinochet's men held 29 years after burning activists alive
Pinochet's men held 29 years after burning activists alive
A Chilean judge has ordered the arrest of seven army officers for questioning over an attack on two democracy activists who were doused with petrol...
Zuma: If I were a dictator ...
Zuma: If I were a dictator ...
Have you ever thought what President Jacob Zuma would be like if he were a dictator?
[Slideshow]Carry on up the Colonies
[Slideshow]Carry on up the Colonies
Like many a tinpot dictator, Malema is courting Euro love. Careful, Juju! They'll be nice now, but all running dogs of euro-capitalism eventually end badly.
What Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's bad art says about him
What Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's bad art says about him
Bad artists are not necessarily bad people. At least, I have no proof of this. But the case of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi demonstrates that in some...
Mbeki's prescient warning to Bob
Mbeki's prescient warning to Bob
A scathing critique of President Robert Mugabe and his ruling Zanu-PF written by President Thabo Mbeki sheds new light on the South African...

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