Daily Archives : 25th June 2010

Cameroon: The dangers of a fracturing regime

Cameroon: The dangers of a fracturing regime

For many years this country has been a beacon of stability for Africa. However, the International Crisis Group’s (ICG) latest report claims that this peace is coming under threat in the run up to presidential elections scheduled for late 2011….

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Nigeria: The US$66m Celebration

Nigeria: The US$66m Celebration

The decision by the Federal Government to celebrate Nigeria at 50 may appear to be a welcome development. 50 years is worth celebrating, but not in such an extravagant manner as is currently being planned and Nigerians are reacting. According…

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Republic of Guinea: New democratic path

Republic of Guinea: New democratic path

Tomorrow June 26th is national reconciliation day in Guinea. For the first time in over half a century the Guinean people will democratically elect their leader without the interference of the army. In ‘58 Ahmed Sekou Toure became the country’s…

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