TAG: DEMOCRACY


USAfrica: Gambia’s president Jammeh escalates state of emergency; defies Buhari, ECOWAS

USAfrica: Gambia’s president Jammeh escalates state of emergency; defies Buhari, ECOWAS

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency just two days before he was due to step down,...


Tunisian group honored for building democracy

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Shining star of Africa’s democracy

Accra, March 6 1957. Tens of thousands of rejoicing people flood the streets of the city center. Shouts of "freedom, freedom" fill the air...


Obama heads to Africa to promote investment, democracy

President Barack Obama flies across the Atlantic on Wednesday for a trip that takes him to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania -- his second...


Is Kenya’s democracy tested?

Tensions are high in Kenya after the recent general elections saw front-runner, Prime Minister Raila Odinga, contest the Electoral commission's decision to declare Uhuru...


USAfrica: Obama begins 2nd term, cites democracy in Africa as part of his agenda

USAfrica: Obama begins 2nd term, cites democracy in Africa as part of his agenda

Before a crowd of almost 800,000, U.S President Barack Obama set forth for his 2nd term an agenda of inclusiveness, care for those who...


10 killed as Egyptian soldiers bring the hammer down on democracy activists; new clashes rock Cairo

10 killed as Egyptian soldiers bring the hammer down on democracy activists; new clashes rock Cairo

10 killed as Egyptian soldiers bring the hammer down on democracy activists; new clashes rock Cairo.  By Samer al-Atrush (AFP reporter in Cairo) — Violence...


Egypt’s pro-democracy activists say military’s Nov 28 election a diversion

Egypt’s pro-democracy activists say military’s Nov 28 election a diversion

Egypt’s pro-democracy  activists say military’s November 28 elections a diversion   Special to USAfricaonline.com “Elections? They’re not important, we are here to protect our...


Kadhafi’s Libya faces pro-Democracy and rights clashes; Kadhafi’s been in power for 40-plus years

Kadhafi’s Libya faces pro-Democracy and rights clashes; Kadhafi’s been in power for 40-plus years

The protest was started by families of prisoners killed in a 1996 shooting in Tripoli's Abu Salim prison demanding the release of their lawyer,...


Mubarak next? Egypt pro-democracy protesters break through police barriers; tension mounts in Cairo

Mubarak next? Egypt pro-democracy protesters break through police barriers; tension mounts in Cairo

Egypt pro-democracy protesters break through police barriers; tension mounts in Cairo Special to USAfricaonline.com AFP. Cairo: Hundreds of Egyptian demonstrators calling for economic and...


Tunisia’s pro-democracy protests increase across country

Tunisia’s pro-democracy protests increase across country

      Tunisia’s pro-democracy protests increase across country Special to USAfricaonline.com Tunis, Tunisia, Jan. 17, 2011: New protests erupted in the streets of...


Nigeria’s democracy, Anambra’s Governorship election: Winners, Losers and task ahead

Nigeria’s democracy, Anambra’s Governorship election: Winners, Losers and task ahead

Nigeria’s democracy, Anambra’s Governorship election: Winners, Losers and task ahead By Attorney Chris Aniedobe Edited version for USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine (Houston) and IgboEvents USAfrica,...


Obama’s Africa agenda, our business and democracy.

Obama’s Africa agenda, our business and democracy.

Signally, Obama's White House chose the small west African country of only 23 million peoples, spurning Ghana's neighbor, the "giant of Africa" Nigeria with...


Obama’s Africa agenda, our business and democracy

Obama’s Africa agenda, our business and democracy

Obama is in Ghana principally for America's core strategic interests: Oil. I know that oil and stable access to oil are vital parts of...