Many countries in Africa conduct general elections regularly. Electoral management bodies have the responsibility to ensure free and fair elections. But what are their score cards so far?
- Thursday, 25 August 2016 14:41
- Olusegun Obasanjo, Ricardo Lagos, Ruth Dreifuss - Former Presidents of Nigeria, Chile and Switzerland
Drug trafficking and the black market are, to a large extent, a direct consequence of the international drug control system and the national laws that are derived therefrom.
- Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:48
- Sonali Paul
Sundance Resources said on Thursday Australian police are investigating allegations that the company may have bribed politicians in Congo Republic to win permits to pursue a major iron ore project.
- Friday, 19 August 2016 12:06
- Amelia Tan
As Britain chose to leave the European Union, sending shock waves through the global markets, experts remain uncertain on how this would impact African economies. Trade and investment would certainly be affected as most of the trade arrangements the UK has with African countries were negotiated through the EU.
- Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:46
- Godfrey Olukya
African countries are reportedly threatening to withdraw from the United Nations Security Council unless they are allocated a permanent seat.
- Tuesday, 16 August 2016 16:18
- Graça Machel and Ricardo Lagos
The right to health is a basic human right, one that depends on access to timely and affordable health care of appropriate quality. Yet, we know that approximately 100 million people globally are needlessly pushed into poverty every year as a result of costly health care expenditure.