Robert Mugabe is gone, his power has been terminated after 37 years in a makeshift coup. The end of his rule has been cherished by Zimbabweans and by his traditional enemies. However, this does not mean necessarily the end of Zanu-PF rule or the end of authoritarianism, as Mnangagwa has been for long time Mugabe's … Continue reading Zimbabwe After Mugabe: Troubles Ahead?
"A spectre is haunting Europe—the spectre of ....secessionism". In the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, is not communism that is spreading across Europe (and the world), but the spectre of secessionism or, to be more precise, of unilateral declaration of independence (UDI). Like the Rhodesian example, it is the US sponsored Kosovan UDI that … Continue reading The Catalan/Kurdish Secessionist Attempts: the spectre of the US backed Kosovan UDI
While the world is outraged by the Paris attacks, no one seems to remember that the IS threat is wider than our TV broadcasters says and Nigeria is the best example. Boko Haram pledged allegiance to IS in March 2015 and vowed to continue its terror campaign against the Nigerian government. The group is responsible … Continue reading Buhari’s Nigeria vs Boko Haram: the Bloodshed Continue Amid World Powers Indifference
Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 29 May 2015, after the historic victory over the People’s Democratic Party of rival and ex President Jonathan Goodluck. The victory of Muhammadu Buhari has been hailed as a major turning point in Nigerian and African politics. For the first time … Continue reading Buhari’s Legacy: The difficult task of bringing a nation together
The question of succession emerged following inevitable natural courses and political necessities of the ruling party. Mugabe is now 90 and is very unlikely that due to health problems will be able to maintain power at the next presidential elections in 2018. On the other, the possible scenario of a sudden incapacity of Mugabe to … Continue reading Plots, party purges and political slander in Zanu-PF: what game is Mugabe playing?