Footage from the heart of the revolution all contained one thing in common: the familiar beat of music. Sudanese music has always been heavily laden with political rhetoric.
Many Tunisians feel that the promise of democracy has not trickled down, and as an increasing number attempt the dangerous sea journey to Europe.
Sections of the African political elite were suspicious and even hostile to Cuba (and the Soviet Union) for years – a series of surprised events in the 1980s conspired to change that
The lack of regular free, fair and competitive elections is what is most frustrating to people in places like Zimbabwe, Uganda, Gabon, Cameroon, Burundi, Congo and Ethiopia
Terrorism forced many technology and security sector reforms that strengthened otherwise rickety African state structures and better enabled them to hold on to power.
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