Dec 7th, 2012
Mounira Chaieb Last week, both the Tunisian caretaker President Dr Moncef Marzouki and the president of the ruling Islamist Movement, Rachid Gannouchi , were in London to receive the ‘2012 Chatham House Prize’. Chatham House is a leading London based International Affairs think-tank. It said that it ...
Nov 30th, 2012
Amr Adly The Egyptian government has finally concluded an initial loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) following two years of continual negotiations. The agreement is to be finalised by the IMF board and then signed and ratified by the Egyptian president who holds both executive ...
Nov 8th, 2012
Amber Murrey November 6, 2012 marked the 30th anniversary of Paul Biya’s presidency (1982 – 2012) in Cameroon. Celebrations, dinners, galas and voter registration drives for members of the ruling RDPC party (Rassemblement Démocratique du Peuple Camerounais) took place in cities across the country, mo...
Oct 18th, 2012
Uche Igwe I was not so surprised to read that Nigeria has joined the ten bottom governance performers in Africa. The latest Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s Assessment of Governance in Africa ranked Nigeria 43 out of 52 countries assessed – slightly above Equatorial Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Cote d’ Ivoire...
Apr 19th, 2012
A Black working class perspective on war and movement building Ajamu Baraka An excerpt from a presentation at the United National Anti-War Coalition national conference, 24 March 2012. There is moral currency in an anti-war position that rejects war as an instrument of human relations that degrades a...