Jacky Naegelen/Reuters By Noah Barkin Fear of globalisation is the most important factor in pushing European citizens towards populist right-wing parties and those fears are most acute in Austria and France, a survey by Germany’s Bertelsmann Foundation showed on Wednesday.
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By Michael Organ Given the daily political tumult around the world and a certain circus in the United States, it is again time and necessary to state Tuck Magazine’s position amidst the madness.
AP photo By Joe Khamisi Observing in close proximity the US Republican Party Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Democratic Party jamboree in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, I could not but admire the way electoral democracy works in the world’s most diverse country.
By Amnesty International Authorities in Gambia must free dozens of political prisoners and end the brutal crackdown on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly ahead of elections later this year or face suspension from the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), Amnesty International said in a new report published today.
By Cynthia Meru During lunch break my colleagues and I discuss current affairs on our way to Villa Rosa Kibandaski. One of the issues that has been consistent is the IEBC protests that are being championed by the Opposition party in Kenya, famously known as ‘the CORD Alliance’.
By Anant Mishra “The recognition of victims as individuals and holders of rights is essential in any attempts to redress massive human rights violations and prevent their recurrence.”
By Alpha Jallow The extraordinary summit of heads of state and government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which took place in the Senegalese capital Dakar on Saturday, discussed, among other things, the political and security situation facing the region.
By Darell Maurice President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Kabila has announced that he will enact a constitutionally mandated process known as ‘decoupage’ to create 26 new provinces in the country before elections can be held.
By Darell Maurice The European Parliament last week called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo authorities to “release immediately and unconditionally” Fred Bauma and Yves Makwambala, two activists of civil society arrested in mid-March in Kinshasa.
By Darell Maurice The former Prime Minister of Togo, Edem Kodjo, was recently appointed by the African Union to follow the dialogue convened by Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo.