Governance - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif https://www.afrik-news.com/ North Mali Islamist rape and brutality badly increases https://www.afrik-news.com/article19385.html Thu, 18 Oct 2012 14:44:09 +0200 Ojong Debra Kenya: bloody battle between Orma and Pokomo https://www.afrik-news.com/article19305.html Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:55:19 +0200 A mass grave was discovered Tuesday in the district of Tena River in southeastern Kenya, where Orma and Pokomo two rival ethnic groups in Kenya are engaged in a battle since mid-August. Nearly a hundred people were killed in bloody clashes between the two groups compete for pasture and water points. Prices, profits and planning - the teaching of Hayek https://www.afrik-news.com/article19244.html Thu, 03 Nov 2011 22:43:18 +0100 The insights of Frederick Hayek concerning thedevelopment of modern human society have contributed greatly to our understanding of the relationshipbetween law, economics and politics. Franklin Cudjoe Inch'Allah Opposition delivers Cameroon to Biya on a Platter of silver https://www.afrik-news.com/article19242.html Fri, 14 Oct 2011 17:54:51 +0200 Nothing about Biya came as a surprise prior or during this year's presidential election – Last minute announcement of election date, constitution of the election governing body, ELECAM, manipulating voter registers or sudden inclusion of the ‘Cameroonian Diaspora'. In fact when his government announced the inclusion of the Diaspora as part of the voting community, it was easy to fathom that the man had sensed that it would be difficult to win an election with the population at home. He needed to create a constituency that was out of the reach of his opponents and election observers - Reasons why in the US less than 400 Cameroonians were allowed to vote out of a population of approximately 700, 000. None of this came as a surprise for anybody who has been following Biya over the past twenty years. End game in Côte d'Ivoire marks a new beginning https://www.afrik-news.com/article19226.html Tue, 19 Apr 2011 18:25:47 +0200 The arrest of former Côte d'Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo on 11 April after a bloody weeklong battle in the heart of Abidjan has been greeted with jubilation by supporters of the internationally recognized president, Alassane Ouattara, and relief by the international community. In this exclusive interview in his New York office, the Ivorian ambassador to the UN Youssoufou Bamba affirmed his government's intention to bring Mr. Gbagbo to court, criticized the international community for inaction and called for an urgent international response to the country's humanitarian crisis. This interview was conducted a few days before the final battle. North Sudan: 354 Christian and Jewish Southern Sudanese Slaves Liberated https://www.afrik-news.com/article19214.html Sun, 03 Apr 2011 16:21:32 +0200 14-year-old Ngor Angok Malith was thrilled to be liberated from slavery in Northern Sudan and reunited with his mother. For the past decade, the boy had been physically and psychologically abused by his Baggara Arab master, Ibrahim, in the village of Futa, Northern Sudan. US-Nigeria: 'Trajectory of bad elections' should be checked https://www.afrik-news.com/article19208.html Thu, 31 Mar 2011 17:37:57 +0200 The top U.S. diplomat to Africa urged Nigerians to demonstrate their ability to hold fair and democratic elections as the country prepares for legislative, presidential and state balloting scheduled for April 2, April 9 and April 16, respectively. Stephen Kaufman Libya: Uganda offers Muammar Gaddafi refuge https://www.afrik-news.com/article19207.html Thu, 31 Mar 2011 14:21:06 +0200 Uganda has freely offered embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi refuge in Uganda as diplomats attempt to persuade the defiant leader to leave office without military force. However, if Gaddafi chooses to fight to the end as he once avowed, the international coalition said it is prepared to arm Libyan rebels. Konye Obaji Ori Morocco's constitutional reform process begins https://www.afrik-news.com/article19206.html Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:59:24 +0200 Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Taib Fassi Fihri, Monday night in Paris, highlighted a range of constitutional reforms initiated by King Mohammed VI as a wave of pro-democracy demonstrations continue to rock North Africa and the Arab world. Fouâd Harit Sudan: Darfur renews tensions between north and south Sudan https://www.afrik-news.com/article19205.html Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:45:16 +0200 Tensions have risen between Northern Sudan and Southern Sudan over Darfur. Northern Sudan charges southern leaders of supporting Darfur rebels against the north, while Southern Sudan say the north are just trying to stir up trouble ahead of southern independence in July. Konye Obaji Ori Pro-Gaddafi Africans protest as Coalition forces gain momentum https://www.afrik-news.com/article19204.html Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:24:04 +0200 As world leaders met in London to discuss the Libyan situation, hundreds of members of a group called Pan Africanists from Uganda and other African countries Tuesday held protests in Kampala against the United States of America and her allies who have been bombarding Gaddafi's military machinery and weapons pursuant to a UN Security Council approved 'No-Fly Zone' over Libya. Meanwhile, after Qatar, the United Arab Emirates has become the second Arab nation to join the 'No-Fly Zone' effort. Geof Magga Namibia: Baby-dumping rates soar among school girls https://www.afrik-news.com/article19188.html Mon, 28 Mar 2011 18:21:00 +0200 Female college students across Namibia have caused a stir by holding a mini summit to discuss infanticide and baby dumping amid reports that figures are at an all-time high. Anna Smith Libya: The dangers of leaving Gaddafi in power https://www.afrik-news.com/article19177.html Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:47:57 +0100 The dangers of a post- 2011 revolution Libya with Muammar Gaddafi still in charge, the influence that Gaddafi's violent resistance may have on other avaricious, power-hugging presidents in Africa and the affected will of a people to rise up against tyranny, oppression and abuse are reasons the ongoing coalition against Gaddafi in response to his war against his people ought to include an agenda to force him [Gaddafi] out of office and replace his regime with a people-centered regime. Konye Obaji Ori Libya: Gaddafi and his Mali-Chad Tuareg mercenaries https://www.afrik-news.com/article19172.html Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:39:41 +0100 As an international intervention to stop Colonel Muammar Gaddafi from committing further atrocities against Libyans continue, the north African country's leader remains impassive and has sworn to win this battle at all costs. The self professed Libyan "Guide" is relying on his armed forces and a number of African mercenaries. But the so-called mercenaries, mostly Tuaregs, have another problem at hand. Stéphanie Plasse Zimbabwe: Legalise Political Euthanasia! https://www.afrik-news.com/article19162.html Wed, 23 Mar 2011 14:31:48 +0100 I'm a Liberal Democrat with unwavering affinity to both life and choice. On a clear day, this is a metaphysical paradigm where co-existence tends to be a foregone conclusion, yet I see these two as ultimately mutually exclusive. Like life and death. Light and darkness. Democracy and tyranny. On life and choice, my inference is one based on common sense and rational judgement that if you choose to live, you do not die. Rejoice Ngwenya