China Couldn’t Save Them All: Indebted Africa Returns To IMF, That Old Hated Banker

The number of sub-Saharan African countries in debt distress or facing high risk of debt distress rose from 7 in 2013 to 12 in 2016…time for bailouts.

17 Presidential Elections In Africa So Far In 2016: It’s A Story Of Blood, Tears, And Some Drops Of Joy

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

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.