How is Lesotho faring as its citizens head to the polls this week?

The Basotho are homogenous people sharing a language, culture, and history. The kingdom covers 30,000 square...

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African Union at 20 – Successes and challenges

African Union at 20 – Successes and challenges

On 9 September 1999, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) adopted the Sirte Declaration calling for the establishment of the African Union (AU). The AU was officially launched on 9 July 2002 in Durban, South Africa. As former President Thabo Mbeki noted, when the...

Angola election day predictions

Angola election day predictions

According to numerous political commentators, President João Lourenço’s pursuit to be re-elected on 24 August 2022 is facing increasing pressure from the main opposition leader of UNITA, Adalberto Costa Júnior, who is ahead in several opinion polls. A poll from the...