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The African “Problem”: International Criminal Court

The African “Problem”: International Criminal Court

October 12, 2017 at 9:56 AM

“The court has ended up doing its cases in Africa because that’s where it has jurisdiction and because crimes have been committed there.”- Alex Whiting In 2009, the International Criminal Court issued its first warrant for the arrest of Omar Hassan Ahmad Bashir. He has been the president of the RepublicRead More

Burundi, Constitutionality and the Dynamics of Political Conflicts in Africa

Burundi, Constitutionality and the Dynamics of Political Conflicts in Africa

July 23, 2015 at 8:47 AM

  ©Reuters As a West African, I have wished that the cohesion that exists between our regional league of countries and proactivity is anything close to what we see in the East-African countries; whether for the purposes of concerted development or in the maintenance of peace and security. But thenRead More

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Goodbye Ebola, Hello Caution

May 31, 2015 at 6:10 PM

Significant peace and security concerns arise because the epidemic will, in its tracks, introduce a great deal of community level changes to human interactions, institutional responsiveness and human security dilemmas that may be overlooked.

Xenophobia in South Africa: A Mutation of Precedence

Xenophobia in South Africa: A Mutation of Precedence

May 7, 2015 at 5:42 AM

The governments of Ghana and Nigeria saved themselves from the current ordeal being experienced in South Africa by using the strategic expulsion process to placate the ego and frustration of their citizenry.

Viva La Medicina: Cuba’s Fight Against Ebola

Viva La Medicina: Cuba’s Fight Against Ebola

December 13, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Health diplomacy is an integral part of Cuba’s foreign policy. Sending medical staff to understaffed and neglected health systems not only enhances the country’s reputation; it is also the source of the island’s economic survival.

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Mozambique: The Beginning of the End for FRELIMO?

December 12, 2014 at 7:35 PM

On October 15th, Mozambicans went to the polls to elect their next president. The incumbent, Armando Guebuza, had already been in office for two terms and therefore the constitution bars him from a third term. Three candidates competed for the post: Filipe Nyusi, a FRELIMO (Frente de Libertaҫão de Moҫambique)Read More