What nobody told you about the fruits of independence.

There are many things we don’t know much about yet we are always trigger-happy to talk about. The state,statecraft,and the actors occupy so much content in the daily discourses of the citizens of any country but we have yet to invest in a proper understanding of what these terms mean for us to better do performance appraisals of the actors. History records that President Kaunda was forced2pass on the torch2Chiluba and1would have expected civility2inform actions yet the post-Kaunda experiences exposed the real faultlines of the promise of independence. Can we…

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African Countries to Quit the International Criminal Court

“I will bring a motion to the African Union to have all African states withdraw from the court and then they can be left alone with their own court,” President Museveni declared. Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni has called on African Nations to drop out of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Speaking during Kenya’s 51st Jamhuri Day celebrations at the Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi he said he will mobilize African leaders to quit the International Criminal Court; “I will bring a motion to the African Union to have all African states withdraw…

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African Presidents With the Shortest Terms in Power

With the common opinion of Africa as the Land of Elected Monarchs, it will be to a large extend hilarious to talk about Presidents who ruled or hard the shortest term in power. Though a few hold the distinction of holding power for the shortest time; power which usually change hands through democratic elections is not characteristic of most of them, who were either ousted through a coup or assassinated. The terms range from 68 days in power to 4 years something that has been unusual in the continent for…

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