In 100 countries the state forbids women from working in some professions. In 18 nations husbands can legally deny wives permission to work, including Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, DRC, Gabon, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger, and Sudan.
Does Nkurunziza hope to tap into the anti-Rwanda sentiment that runs in SADC, fuelled partly by rivalry between Kigali and DRC, a SADC member?
Wealthier countries, Nigeria for example, in 37th place, need to go back to class
Electoral events this year highlight the manipulation, intimidation and contestation that mar democratisation processes in Africa. Yet despite these setbacks, some were considered transparent, free and fair
Even with the new arch, the surrounding zone, which is larger than the African island nation of Comoros, will remain largely uninhabitable and closed to most visitors