Sudan as Gateway to Trump’s Africa Policy

By UchennaEkwo With the exceptions of major world powers such as Russia, France Britain, Germany, Japan, and China, it may not be an exaggeration to suggest that countries that export oil, terrorism, nukes, or human right abuses in that order automatically fall into the radar of US foreign policy priorities.…

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US Election and prospect of democratic dictatorship

By Uchenna Ekwo When President Barack Obama told his audience in Ghana during his first visit to Africa as president in 2009 that the continent needed “strong institutions and not strong men” – a veiled reference to the pervasive dictatorship in Africa – little did he know that 7 years…

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The Media and People’s Power

Again, the influence of the new media in giving citizens a voice in the decision about who governs them was on display during the attempted coup against the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. The coup plotters in Turkey resorted to the traditional playbook of military takeover of power…

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