African Elections

Mali elections set for run-off amidst violence and insecurity
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Politics and Society Mali elections set for run-off amidst violence and insecurity

The 2018 Mali election is set to go into a run-off after the main opposition candidate, Soumaila Cisse, stated that the “incumbent president can’t win in the first round”. The voting process has been marred by armed attacks and other forms of violence, which halted voting in three percent of the country’s polling stations, the government has said.

When the revolution is no longer revolutionary, but change is still needed
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Politics and Society When the revolution is no longer revolutionary, but change is still needed

It has been almost a year since the strike action against the overshadowing of the Anglophone Common Law and educational systems in Cameroon broke out. No one could predict that the protests would evolve into a debacle marked by violence on both sides and placing the very people who started them in a difficult dilemma.