North Korea’s Controversial Relationship with African Nations

Many may not be aware of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s cozy and lucrative relationship with African countries. Following earlier attempts to establish links with some nations on the Continent through the provision of aid programs, this relationship has intensified with North Korea currently having embassies in 11 out of 54 African countries.…

Dangerous Obsession: Trump’s Constant Efforts to Undermine Obama’s Policies

In the current political climate of the United States, even the most meticulous analysts have had a hard time trying to determine a constant, defining theme of the Trump administration. In the words of former President George Walker Bush, Donald Trump can be described as a “flip-flopper,” a politician whose views, goals and convictions seem…

Violence on the Rise as Southern Cameroon Seeks Independence

  The Anglophone citizens of Southern Cameroon, who comprise 1/3 of the country’s population, have historically felt marginalized by the French-speaking government of the Republic of Cameroon.  Anglophone Cameroonians accuse the government of discriminating against them in matters of governance of the country, and claim that the government is forcing the French language on English-speakers…

Raila Odinga Pulls Out of Repeat Presidential Polls

    Kenyan  National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate, Raila Amollo Odinga, has pulled out of the repeat elections scheduled for 26th October 2017. Mr. Odinga has pulled out of the elections citing grievances not met by the electoral body in Kenya, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Following the nullification of the presidential…

October 1st: Celebrating Nigerian Independence Day

  Nigeria gained her independence on October 1, 1960 from Great Britain and will be celebrating 57 years of independence this weekend. The country was granted independence under a constitution with parliamentary government provision and a level of self-rule for the country’s three regions. Nigeria, however, became a federal republic after gaining full independence from…