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25 May

The Reconciliation Bill is the Tunisian Government’s Failure to Fight Corruption

It has been almost two years since the Manish Msemah (I will Not Forgive) campaign took to the streets to protest what is known today in Tunisia as an example of the government’s failure to stand against corruption.  This example is displayed in the “Reconciliation Bill”, a bill that has ignited criticism and protests ever […]

1 Apr

Protests in an Age of Distrust in Africa

In recent years, Africa has again become a theatre of protest. Whereas the surge of protests in the 1980s and 1990s were largely focussed on advancing democracy in autocratic governments, this new wave is different. The recent uprisings have largely been overt demands from the public for greater scrutiny of the internal affairs of their […]