Sudanese Unrest

Sudan’s protest groups have called for street demonstrations in Khartoum. They are demanding the establishment of a fully civilian government to lead the transition to democratic rule. It comes as detentions of pro-democracy leaders intensify, plunging the country into further turmoil. Meanwhile, African Union Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat is spearheading an internationally-backed negotiation effort toContinue reading “Sudanese Unrest”

Failed Coup Attempt in Guinea Bissau

Reports have emerged where the Guinea-Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embaló has addressed the public saying everything is under control after the military stormed the Palace of the Republic as he was set to address the country. The head of state speaks to the nation after a group of armed men fired bazooka shots and machine-gunContinue reading “Failed Coup Attempt in Guinea Bissau”

Reported Coup d’etat in Burkina Faso

📷: Burkina Faso soldiers stand by a damaged vehicle in front of the Guillaume Ouedraogo military camp in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Jan. 24. 👉 Reports out of the West African nation of Burkina Faso say embattled President Roch Marc Christian Kabore and members of his government have been detained by mutineering soldiers. News outlets sayContinue reading “Reported Coup d’etat in Burkina Faso”

COUPS IN AFRICA: Whose the Beneficiary?

By John Moono Africa has been beseeched with a lot of political instability in many parts of the continent. The continental body went as far as coming up with a theme of “Silencing the Guns.” The theme was aimed at purging the continent from the troubles of wars which ultimately affect the youth of theContinue reading “COUPS IN AFRICA: Whose the Beneficiary?”

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”

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