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Africa’s presidents in profile

Africa’s presidents in profile

Most African countries today are ruled by presidents. Some have notorious profiles as tyrants, while others enjoy respect as democrats. This compilation of brief overviews of their careers shows who’s who. ALGERIA:...

Old wine in new bottles

Old wine in new bottles

  Despite its increasingly youthful population, poor succession planning means Africa continues to be governed by aged and ageing tyrants While Africa tries to move forward, it remains largely stuck in its past....

Africa’s presidents and the term-limit controversy

How long is too long?

Data analysis shows that the longer current heads of state rule, the higher the levels of corruption and the more extensive their powers become It is, unfortunately, not unusual to hear of a head of state staying in...