28 African Leaders Were In Power When Hillary Clinton Was US Foreign Minister. If She Wins, How Many Could She Leave Still In Office?

The combination of improved life expectancy, greater political stability, and the shift toward presidency-for-life, means that as Africa becomes the world’s youngest continent, it will also have some of its oldest leaders

Is Mauritania Really The Star In Countering Violent Extremism? Between Myth And Reality

No other country in the region produces as many high-ranking ideologues in the Sahelian jihadist movement as Mauritania

Record 17 Presidential Elections In Africa In 2011, 78% Of Them Disputed: Are Free Polls UnAfrican?

People like the admirable Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere were right to claim that old Africa had a democratic system of appointing leaders. However, what they didn’t have was a democratic system of removing them.