ON December 17, 2010, young Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in front of the local governor’s office in an ultimate attempt to denounce corruption and injustice in his country. This act of despair triggered the Arab Spring. Eight years later, despite the government’s sustained efforts, corruption seems to be more prevalent in Tunisia than it was under former president …
Less than 40% of women who experience violence seek redress. Most turn to family and friends rather than formal institutions.
Burundi is far from alone. Rwanda, Togo, Gabon, Uganda, Chad, Cameroon, Djibouti, Republic of Congo, Sudan, Eritrea, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have all fiddled with term limits
It was last out of 50 countries surveyed. Both adults and children were not learning to read with meaning, and so were not achieving literacy despite attending classes.
Morocco says will apply to join the ECOWAS, and 85% of its foreign direct investment today are in other African countries