dictatorship

 
Take action against church capture by cult leaders
Take action against church capture by cult leaders
I want shine a spotlight on a somewhat sensitive subject that is holding society at ransom — nefarious pastors and churches. Perhaps the...
Will Tunisia continue to democratise?
Will Tunisia continue to democratise?
Despite priding itself on being the sole country to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings as a functioning democracy, Tunisia faces challenges on...
Neoliberalism and the march of impunity in Equatorial Guinea
Neoliberalism and the march of impunity in Equatorial Guinea
On 31 May 2019, one hundred and twelve Equatoguineans and foreign nationals were sentenced in Equatorial Guinea for several crimes against the...
Equatorial Guinea's president to mark 40 years in power
Equatorial Guinea's president to mark 40 years in power
Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema will celebrate forty years in power on Saturday, highlighting his status as Africa's longest-serving head of state....
Yes, victims can bring Gambia’s dictator to justice
Yes, victims can bring Gambia’s dictator to justice
In an article for The Conversation, republished by the Mail & Guardian, Sophie Gallop (“Despite...
How democratic revolutions are being subverted in Algeria and Sudan
How democratic revolutions are being subverted in Algeria and Sudan
The scenes in Sudan were inspiring. Tens of thousands of people risked their own safety to face down a brutal government and demand change. The...
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...

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