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Who owns the minerals?

A rift has developed between Guinea’s military junta and the foreign mining companies operating in the West African country. The junta says it is examining the activities of the companies as they seek to secure Guinea’s side of the mining agreements. Junta leader Mamady Doumbouya recently told several mining companies, including the Anglo-Australian giant RioContinue reading “Who owns the minerals?”

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Africa on the Horizon

Countries in Africa that can rule the world forever when they come together as one kingdom 1 Nigeria πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬ 2 Ethiopia πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ή 3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4 Egypt πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡¬ 5 South Africa πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ 6 Tanzania πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡Ώ 7 Kenya πŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺ 8 Uganda πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ 9 Algeria πŸ‡©πŸ‡Ώ 10 Sudan πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡© 11 Morocco πŸ‡²πŸ‡¦ 12 MozambiqueContinue reading “Africa on the Horizon”

Economic Crimes Court set-up in Guinea Conakry

Junta leaders in Guinea-Conakry have set up an economic crimes court. It’s indicted several members of the deposed President Alpha Conde’s administration, including former prime minister and now opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo. The coup leaders have also launched a massive drive to reclaim government houses and lands as well as other government facilities thatContinue reading “Economic Crimes Court set-up in Guinea Conakry”

Guinea Parliament

Five months after a military coup in Guinea, a transitional parliament has been formed today. The so-called National Transitional Council (CNT) comprises 81 members. General Mamady Doumbouya was already sworn in as president last year, after deposing the previous president in a military coup. Doumbouya vowed during the ceremony at the Supreme Court that heContinue reading “Guinea Parliament”

Africa’s Youngest Serving Leaders

1. Chad’s 38-year-old President Mahamat Deby 2. Mali’s 39-year-old President Assimi Goita 3. Burkina Faso’s 41-year-old President Paul-Henri Damiba 4. Guinea’s 41-year-old Mamady Doumbouya 5. Ethiopia’s 45-year-old Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Is the Young Revolution sweeping through the Continent?

When Agreed to be One

Ghana, Guinea and Mali tried to form a three-in-one nation but the dream was eventually let go due to internal factors in each of the countries as well as by the formation of the Organization of African Unity in 1963. Although the dream of a United States of Africa has been situated in African intellectualContinue reading “When Agreed to be One”

FRENCH INFLUENCE IN AFRICA

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono The Scramble for Africa was a move by European powers to exert their influence on the African continent. One of the countries that had so much influence on the African continent is France. Only Britain had on more colonies on the continent than the French. The countries that were colonized byContinue reading “FRENCH INFLUENCE IN AFRICA”

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: the Case of Guinea Conakry

ByJohn Moono A famous adage says “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine.” This is something that the powers that be across the world should always remember. It is undeniable fact that Politics and Business affect our day to day lives. It is for this reason that Greek Philosophers coined the term Democracy, which means theContinue reading “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: the Case of Guinea Conakry”

Military Coup De tats In Western Africa

By John Moono No African region has experienced more military interventions in the Political Spheres of their countries than the West Africa. Almost all West African countries have experienced a coup in recent memory. Just last year, Mali experienced a military coup that saw the ousting of the President and his entire government. Niger nearlyContinue reading “Military Coup De tats In Western Africa”