Coups and Military Rule: A Normal Nigerian Anomaly?

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Buhari’s Nigeria vs Boko Haram: the Bloodshed Continue Amid World Powers Indifference

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

Buhari’s Legacy: The difficult task of bringing a nation together

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

Plots, party purges and political slander in Zanu-PF: what game is Mugabe playing?

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?

A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Today we are giving our last salute to Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential and inspiring figure in history. Mandela, symbol of the struggle for freedom, for peace and reconciliation, for equality and progress, has dedicated his entire life to these ideals paying a high price for being able to see the end of … Continue reading A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

DR Congo: M23 Rebellion Ends and Its Consequences

Rebels of the M23 group declared the end of insurgency in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo following government announcement of military victory. The M23 move generated a wave of hope for Congolese people and the international community that finally this troubled country could achieve peace at last. However, it also received cautious reception given especially past … Continue reading DR Congo: M23 Rebellion Ends and Its Consequences