The Conversation (Johannesburg)
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Africa: The New Coup Which Threatens Democracy
Conventional wisdom tells us that good political societies are built on the principles of constitutionalism. This entails upholding the rule of law and separation of powers. This… Read more »
December 12, 2016
Burundi: Burundi Edges Closer to the Abyss in 2016
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza was hardly a household name. That was before he turned his country into a hellhole following his unconstitutional decision in 2015 to run for… Read more »
December 07, 2015
Burundi: Why World Can't Stand By As Burundi Becomes Failed State
The unfolding human tragedy in Burundi needs urgent intervention from the international community before it is too late. The seemingly hands-off attitude by the East African… Read more »
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