AU and 60 years of governance-development deficit

Yesterday, the African Union commemorated the 60th anniversary and as usual the commemorations were characterised by the usual pseudo pan-Africanist rhetoric.

The commemorations come at a time when the continent is facing serious security challenges in almost all its sub-regions. There are arguments that insecurity in the continent can be traced to poor governance.

The challenges of poor governance are not new but have been in existence during the post-colonial era leadership, majority of whom are credited with the liberation of their countries.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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