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African Leaders Busy In ‘Roadside Politics’ says Mushikiwabo of Rwanda

Rwanda

Today [Friday, December 15, 2017] marks day two of Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) Inkotanyi Congress ahead of the RPF30 celebration day – tomorrow, Saturday 16th. Discussion Panels are becoming more interesting with organizers choosing experienced personalities in business, politics, diplomacy and most especially economics and global trends in general. In the morning, Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo met on …

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Youths in Africa need to be more interested in careers in politics

Politics

Politics is not often tabled in career guidance discussions, yet there are good opportunities and prospects for young people in Africa interested in public service. Youths in Africa need to be more interested in political careers. We usually discuss careers in law and business and discuss company formation and types of companies but seldom politics. There are many young people who …

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The challenge of succession in African politics

politics

If anything ever works in the continent of Africa, Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Doloz argued, it works through “disorder” where a strange mixture of “smiling and suffering” go together. How does this affect politics? In the thinking of these two European scholars, Africans are people that have elevated chaos and disorder into a political method and have naturalized the combination …

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Survey: Interest In Politics Among African Youths Based On Education

Politics

Youth in Africa with higher levels of education have more interest in politics than those with less education or without any form of schooling. This was revealed in a report released by research organisation Afrobarometer in Constitution Hill on Friday in South Africa. Rorisang Lekalake‚ Afrobarometer assistant project manager in southern Africa‚ said that in the 36 countries surveyed education …

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Africa: Brexit Raises Thorny Questions of Law and Politics

As the world continues to react to the shock of the Brexit referendum, international legal experts are turning their attention to the implications of Britain’s departure from the EU. The modalities of Brexit are laid down in Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty (Treaty of the European Union), which provides the exit clause that permits an EU member state to leave …

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Citizen of Likoma launches new wave of politics in Malawi

Christopher Ashems Songwe is an accomplished Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Service Management and Computer Forensics Specialist from Likoma District of Malawi. He was born-and-bred on the Island of Likoma where he wants to revolutionize politics. In 2013 Christopher, responding to the call of his people, decided to become their substantive MP and represent them under the banner of the Malawi Congress …

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Rocky Dawuni talks Africa politics

Rocky Dawuni and John Legend I first featured Rocky Dawuni on my blog in March of 2012 but prior to that, we’ve had a relationship lasting beyond that timeline and it was in my attempt to check in on him recently that gave birth to this piece where we got to talk about what is new with him and Africa politics. Below is …

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Peter Akwaboah of GUBA Awards USA board now Face List Awards honoree

Peter Akwaboah, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and also a GUBA Awards USA Awards board member will this year receive a Corporate Leadership Award at the FACE List Awards gala during the 2019 Pan-African Weekend in the United States (US) from Face2Face Africa (F2FA). As Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Operations in December of 2015 at Morgan Stanley Peter Akwaboah …

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Power shift in the Horn of Africa is eroding Kenya’s influence

South Sudan

At the dawn of this century, the then editor of the Foreign Affairs Journal, James Fulton Hoge Jr., rightly observed that the global “transfer of power from West to East” was “dramatically changing the context for dealing with international challenges—as well as the challenges themselves” (Foreign Affairs, July/August, 2004). South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (centre) poses with Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (right) and …

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Egypt calls Africa to unite in fulfillment of founders dream on Africa Day

Egypt

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called on African countries to exert efforts to achieve the aspirations of the continent’s nations towards prosperity and stablity. He made this call on Saturday, May 25, 2019. In a televised speech as part of the African Union’s (AU) celebration of Africa Day, El-Sisi asked the continent’s countries to maintain their unity in order to accomplish …

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