Tag: democracy in Africa

The president of the Republic of Benin, Thomas Yayi Boni, is committed to leave the power by the front door. He has one more time renewed his intention not to take part in the next presidential election in his country. Yayi Boni, in power since 2006, intends to respect the constitution that limits the number of Presidential term to two in Benin ...
After his defeat in front of General Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election of last 28th March, the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan (photo), asserted having been betrayed by his friends. It was during the farewell mass organized last Sunday in Lagos that he made this declaration. In his speech, he explained that numerous of his ...
In October 2015, Ivory Coast is organizing presidential election after that of 2010 followed by a post electoral violent crisis making several deaths. Actors involved in this process are already looking for ways and means for a transparent and calm ballot. Last Tuesday in Abidjan, the American NGO, the National democratic institute (NDI) and ...
A new application for smartphone was launched on Wednesday in South Africa to encourage tourists to follow the footsteps of Nelson Mandela, twenty five years after his release from prison. The application allows planning visits to the major sites associated to the hero of the anti-apartheid fight of which, the Robben Island (off Cape Town) w ...
He is considered as the new strong man of Nigeria who will put an end to corruption, insecurity and other troubles that endanger the country. Only just elected at the end of a ballot appreciated by the whole world, the new president of Nigeria, a former General, Muhammadu Buhari is committed Wednesday "to free the nation from terror by the I ...
Aisha Buhari (photo) was the happiest on Tuesday, 31st March after the publication of the victory of her husband, Muhammadu Buhari, in the presidential elections. And she found necessary to express her happiness on Twitter. She thus made tweets pour after the phone call from the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan, as good loser, to congra ...
The Ghanaian president, John Dramani Mahama, also the serving chairman of the ECOWAS, expressed on Monday, 23rd March 2015, his wish to see elections taking place in peace in Nigeria. He made this declaration at the end of a meeting with all the stakeholders in these elections, namely the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan, the candidate, ...
Press freedom remains one of the fundamental principles of democracy. And Burkina Faso turns out to be a good example. In spite of the sociopolitical crisis occurred in Burkina Faso, the journalists more or less freely did their job. In its report 2015 on the state of the press freedom in the world, the Reporters Without Borders (RWB) NGO ...
He succeeded in joining the closed circle and desired of the 100 most influential people of the continent. He is Me. Joseph Fifamin Djogbénou, trial lawyer in Benin and manager of the Law Study and Judicial Institutions Research Center in Africa (CREDIJ). It is the bimonthly French magazine, "New African" that has just published in its issue ...
Neutrality, good organization and strong civic commitment; that is what characterized the Independent Higher Authority for Elections (ISIE) and the Independent Regional Authorities for Elections (IRIEs), according to a report from the electoral observation mission of the European Union (MOE-EU) in Tunisia. The electoral day was "well organiz ...
Rumors announced him on power after the resignation of the former president, Blaise Compaore (under the pressure of the population). Contrary to all expectations, Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Yacouba Zida delicately led the process having ended with the implementation of the transition organ managed by Michel Kafando. Lieutenant colonel Isaac Ya ...
Grace Lath Akaffou was elected on Sunday, 27th July 2014 as the new chairwomen of the children parliament of Ivory Coast for a 4 year mandate. Grace Lath Akaffou placed her mandate under the sign of the protection of the poor children. The exercise allows to teach democratic values to the new generation from the low age. Grace Lath Akaffou is 12 ...
For the very first time since the death the South African former president, Nelson Mandela on 5th December last year, the whole world is celebrating on Friday, 18th July "Mandela Day", recognized by the UNO five years ago.   An outfit of activities is thus scheduled in the big cities of the world in homage to the values of the anti-a ...
The great voices of the African music are getting together in favor of education of the girls on the continent. The international NGO, PLAN announced for the coming October, a huge concert in Nairobi (Kenya) in which will take part the South African Yvonne Chaka Chaka, the Zimbabwean Oliver Mutukidzi and the Kenyan Suzanna Owiyi. The show of ...
On the invitation of Barack Obama, 47 African Heads of States will participate in a summit on the next 5th and 6th August in the White House. This summit is organized within the framework of the strengthening of the links between both continents. In other words, it is a question for the United States of America of "strengthening the American ...
The political party in power in South Africa, ANC won in the general elections of Wednesday with 62,5 % of the votes. The results, concerning 95 % of polling stations, were published on Friday, 9th May at 07:30 am (05:30 am GMT).   In spite of this victory, the party of Jacob Zuma is in decline with regard to its score of the electio ...
The parliamentary and provincial elections in South Africa that were held in peace with a high participation of voters were appreciated on Thursday by the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon.   We should note that they were more than 25, 3 million South Africans to go to the polls on Wednesday to renew Parliament Members an ...
Algerian presidential elections are looming ahead. They will take place on next 17th April and the outgoing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77 years old is taking part for his 4th mandate, in spite of his age and his health. Though he was victim of a CVA in April 2013 (He was treated in Paris), he considered his health status to be good. He ...
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