Articles tagged with africa

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Naseemah Mohamed

On the enduring legacy of a dictatorial ruler.

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Aziz Rana

Citizens of African countries are expected to accede to a lower political standard than real democracy. Not only does this perpetuate the old colonial imagination, it is also fundamentally wrong.

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Aziz Rana

Elections are now used to legitimate authoritarian regimes, not herald liberal democracy. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Kenya.

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Mahmood Mamdani

The country needs a political rebirth.

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Alex de Waal

The West likes morality plays with clear heroes and villains, in which we play the role of savior.

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Elizabeth Cullen Dunn

Refugee camps, intended to be temporary, host people for an average of 12 years.

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Laura Premack

Nigeria's recent election encouraged alliances among Muslims and Christians.

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Noah Benjamin Novogrodsky

Forced deportations threaten to turn the Ethiopian-Eritrean border conflict into ethnic war.

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Susie Linfield

South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Helena Cobban

The Rwandan genocide and the limits of law.