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Targeting of Somali Kenyans may further marginalise vulnerable population. Read more
South Africa makes little progress in building youth capacities through higher education and vocational training Read more
South Africa celebrates Youth Day every June 16 to commemorate the students who lost their lives during the Soweto Uprising in 1976. Read more
AD34: Les Togolais acceptent les différences sociales à l’exception de celles d’orientation sexuelle
Les Togolais sont célèbres pour leur hospitalité. Ce constat est-il encore vrai de nos jours? Qu’en est-il de la tolérance envers les personnes de religion différente, d’un autre groupe ethnique, d’une autre nationalité, d’orientation sexuelle différente... Read more
La bonne nouvelle: La majorité des Béninois sont satisfaits de la performance des députés des législatures précédentes à l’Assemblée Nationale. Read more
Despite growing public support for gender parity, and government initiatives to promote it in some African countries, inequalities in educational attainment remain a significant obstacle to women’s empowerment. Read more
AD31: Les Béninois soutiennent la démocratie mais décrient sa mise en oeuvre actuelle
La plupart des Béninois désirent la démocratie et rejettent toute forme de gouvernance non-démocratique, mais la proportion de la population qui se prononce satisfait de la démocratie a baissé de moitié par rapport à 2008, selon la dernière enquête d’... Read more
At the end of the 20th century, many African countries adopted presidential term limits aspart of a broader set of constitutional rules that accompanied the transition from personal and authoritarian rule to pluralistic modes of governance. While term... Read more
AD29: Security and armed extremism in Nigeria: Setting a new agenda
Widespread violence and crime made for a tense build-up to Nigeria’s recent elections, with large swaths of the country effectively under the control of terrorists and frequent headlines reporting armed robberies and kidnappings. Read more
Despite their multiplicity of ethnic/cultural (European, African, Indian, Chinese) and religious (Hindu, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist) backgrounds, Mauritians have experienced few incidents of ethnic or religious violence. The last major incident dates... Read more