Why civil disobedience is the best way to destroy a corrupted political regime (The Indian case)

India used to call her selves as the “world’s largest democracy”. Theoretically, this is true. The election game empowering the people to elect their leaders through the representative system and, by this way, seems makes them the real holders of political power. But in the practical level, this pretending democracy revels themselves as a political [...]

SADC extra-ordinary summit on Zimbabwe final update and communique

Allow me to thank, commend and applaud the SADC leaders for doing the right thing at the just ended SADC Extraordinary Summit on Zimbabwe in which the SADC leaders have stood firm, strong and right on the legitimate demands, wishes and will of the ordinary and majority people of Zimbabwe by : 1: fully adopting, [...]

Zuma should focus on Zimbabwe instead of Libya

I question the wisdom of the African Union (AU) to send the South African President Jacob Zuma, who is also the SADC mediator and facilitator on the Zimbabwean crisis, to Libya in an attempt to revive the AU “roadmap” (another AU loaded word) for ending the conflict between Muammar Gaddafi and the anti-Gaddafi uprising. Zuma’s [...]

A governance vision for the nations of the Arab Spring

Recent events in North Africa and the Middle East have brought to the forefront the fragility of government institutions and have questioned the legitimacy of authoritarian regimes in a number of developing nations. The right form of governance for the right society has never been easy to identify. A lot of times, societies have adopted [...]

The East African Community: is it taking off?

Jomo Kenyatta Lack of involvement of the people of the East African Community (EAC) in its revival has failed to bring yields as it was anticipated during its re-establishment. Shout Africa.com registered its presence at the debate at the British Council in Dar es Salaam on Friday last week when members of the Policy Forum [...]

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