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Forces of destabilization approach the horn of Africa nation (Ethiopia)

On Saturday June 22, 2019, forces of disorder or destabilization invaded Ethiopia, one of Africa’s most vibrant nation since the election of a young and energetic politician Abiy Ahmed. The horn of Africa Nation is the latest victim of an attempted Coup d’état on the African continent. The head of government Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on state television announced an abortive coup d’état which targeted President Ambachew Mekonnen of the Amhara region, a region situated North of the capital city Addis Ababa.
25 June 2019

Pyongyang in search of all-out support following failed deal with USA

The denuclearization of North Korea is once again at the center of international concerns of the day. During President Xi Jinping's latest state visit to Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, on Friday, June 20, the issue was once again put on the table by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. It is a means for the latter to seek to obtain the support of Beijing her close neighbor, who is in an open arm wrestling between Pyongyang and Washington over the denuclearization of North Korea.
23 June 2019

The rise of Africans in music and fashion across the world

African Music (Afro-Music) and Fashion (Afro-Fashion) are two very unique aspects of entertainment or “showbiz” because their ingredients are different from the regular. The sounds/rhythms of modern African urban music are made from purely traditional instruments and in languages. Fashion which goes hand in glove with modeling in other hand exploits regalia/fabrics with the designers and models striving to portray the different cultures in Africa.
21 June 2019

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Is Africa ready for a single passport?

The issue of a single Passport for Africa has been on the negotiation table of African leaders for a while, but its realization still remains problematic. In 2016, African leaders in Rwanda launched the single African Passport. While handing the passports to then AU Chair and Chadian President Idris Deby Itno and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame, then AUC Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said the innovation was a “steady step toward the objective of creating a strong, prosperous and integrated Africa, driven by its own citizens’’
26 March 2019

Can you get out of prostitution and still start a home?

Prostitution as a survival strategy is one of the means used by young women in street situations. Canadian studies on the subject estimate between 12% and 32% the number of young women living on the street engaged in prostitution. These young women do it either by themselves or by relatives: relatives, friends, and even partners in love (Damant et al., 2006). These as emphasized by Messervier, 1999 may also have an important role in the process of exit from prostitution.
9 January 2019

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2019 South African general election: IEC commends the role of AFRIC as an observer

Africa is on the move, political leaders are at the verge of instilling principles of democracy on the continent. Conducting transparent, free and fair elections already defines a new era of democracy in Africa. The year 2019 has been coined as the ‘’year of Elections in Africa’’ as many nations have headed to the polls while others are yet to choose their political leaders through the ballot boxes.
12 May 2019

Report of the international observation mission of the presidential elections in DR Congo of December 30th, 2018.

The presidential election of the Democratic Republic of the Congo took place on 30 December 2018 and at the same time as the parliamentary elections and the elections of the deputies of the representative bodies of the provinces. The vote took 11 hours from 6.00 to 17.00. However, most polling stations continued to work after 5: 00 p.m. because of the large number of electors who came to vote. However, most polling stations continued to work after 17:00 because of the large number of electors who came to vote.
11 January 2019

2018 elections in the DRC: AFRIC observes the first democratic transition

The democratic Republic of Congo has just crisscrossed a very critical stage in its history; a democratic election which has been expected since 2016 when Joseph Kabila’s second term came to an end. The three times postponed election had left many pondering over the fate of the country, as fear was rife that the already violence hit nation may plunge into a civil war if the results are not favorable to the masses.
11 January 2019