Totalitarian dominance within African Democracy

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

The recent Ghanaian election was observed as the exemplary illustration of a democratic state within its sphere of power. The display of maturity during the election between President Mahama over the loss of the presidential seat to Nana Akufo-Addo exhibited the total value demonstrated for the satisfaction of the masses, rather than the selfish desire to rule.

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How the blasphemy laws in Pakistan enable abuse

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Amnesty International

Pakistan’s blasphemy laws are often used against religious minorities and others who are the target of false accusations, while emboldening vigilantes prepared to threaten or kill the accused, a new report by human rights NGO Amnesty International states.

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Bangladesh receives $360 million World Bank financing to improve waterway connectivity

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Sheuli Akter

To help the poor population living in remote areas, Bangladesh has launched a project to construct 14 landing stations in shoals, where often waterways are the only mode of transportation.

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