DRC Can’t Afford Election

DRC Can’t Afford Election

Budget Minister Pierre Kangudia says the Democratic Republic of Congo can’t afford organizing a poll, claiming the price would be $1.8bn. The mandate of current President Joseph Kabila ended in November 2016, but he is still in power as DRC has still never had a...
Foreign Investors Return to Egypt

Foreign Investors Return to Egypt

A recent bidding war by European and regional groups for the two Egyptian food companies Bisco Misr and Arab Dairy has proven symptomatic for the Egyptian economy. After four years of political turmoil the country now led by general and president Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi...
Egypt Tries to Find a Peace for Libya

Egypt Tries to Find a Peace for Libya

Egypt’s chief-of-staff, Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Hegazy has met separately with the head of Libya’s U.N.-backed government, Fayez Serraj, and Khalifa Hifter, Libya’s most powerful army commander. The goal of the meetings was to establish ground for a new...
Gambia Returns to Commonwealth

Gambia Returns to Commonwealth

New president Adama Barrow has taken control of the government after former president Yahya Jammeh has left the country, and he is setting a new direction for Gambia. Mr. Jammeh critiziced the Commonwealth as a neo-colonial institution back in 2013 and withdrew Gambia...
Cameroon Internet Denial, Violation of Human Rights

Cameroon Internet Denial, Violation of Human Rights

The government of Cameroon has cut off internet access for regions of the country with primarily English-speaking inhabitants. The internet access has been gone since the middle of January following a series of protests against the governement. English speakers have...