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History of Djibouti, Political Governance By Joshua Hamilton
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History of Djibouti Political Governance. An information Book. Ethnicity as a major springboard of identity politics has significantly affected the Republic of Djibouti since 1960s as Colonial rule,... More > the Cold War and regional politics contributed to widen the rift of ethnic cleavage between Afar and Issa. The mobilization of Afars, the minority one, in the early 1990s faced with a heavy handed repression of the Issa dominated government which makes even the power sharing peace negotiation of 1993 less satisfactory. The power sharing scheme of the government was considered as a political contrivance of coopting Afar political figures for dumping the just claim of Afars which is so deep, and the conflict went on. This had exerted pressure on the government to make constitutional concessions of recognizing the plurality of Djibouti. However, from the perspective of accommodation an ethnic demand which has sustained for long, the constitutional and political adjustments are less adequate< Less
Madagascar Politics and Governance, a History By Noah Cobb
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Madagascar Politics and Governance, A History. Madagascar History Book, about governance and democracy practice, this Book has the entire information on Madagascar history and political governance.... More > Madagascar continued its progress toward democratic consolidation in 2015. Competitive elections for local government positions in July and the Senate in December completed the return to democratic government after Andry Rajoelina’s 2009 military-backed coup. The National Assembly voted to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina in May 2015, citing his failure to uphold the constitution, but a court ruling struck down the attempt. Madagascar launched the “Fahalemana 2015” operation in August 2015 to combat widespread insecurity in the south from organized groups of cattle thieves. The state has only nominal control over the south of the country< Less
A History of Political Economy By John Kells Ingram
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A History of Political Economy by John Kells Ingram, 1888. In the present condition of Political Economy, the production of new dogmatic treatises on the subject does not appear to be opportune.... More > There is, good reason to believe that this department of social theory has entered on a transition stage, and is destined ere long to undergo a considerable transformation. But the new body of thought which will replace, or at least profoundly modify, the old, has not yet been fully elaborated. The attitude of mind which these circumstances seem to prescribe is that of pause and retrospection. It is thought that our position will be rendered clearer and our further progress facilitated by tracing historically, and from a general point of view, the course of speculation regarding economic phenomena, and contemplating the successive forms of opinion conceding them in relation to the periods at which they were respectively evolved.< Less
Seychelles Political History and Governance By Seth Avery
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Seychelles Political History and Governance. Economy, Corruption, Society and Environment. A Book on Seychelles. This Book gives you the whole information on Seychelles. After having dominated... More > Seychellois politics for nearly 40 years, on September 10th the Seychelles People’s Party (Parti Lepep in Creole) lost the parliamentary elections in the small Indian Ocean archipelago. The election victory of the opposition (the Seychelles Democratic Alliance Linyon Demokratik Seselwa) constitutes a dramatic political shift in the country, and can be regarded as a major step in its development towards a consolidated democracy. The recent parliamentary elections were preceded by a presidential election in December 2015, which produced a razor-thin victory (50,15% of votes) for the incumbent president, James Alix Michel. After his party’s defeat in the parliamentary elections, Michel who has been president of Seychelles since 2004 announced his resignation, and his intention to hand over powers to the vice president,....< Less
Congo Brazzaville Political History By Anthony Willson
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Congo Brazzaville Political History. A Book you would want to read. President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s new term in office, a continuation of his decades in power after a murky re-election, has... More > gotten off to a rocky start since violence in the Republic of Congo has left his political opponents fearing for their lives. On April 4, the day that final election results were released, shooting broke out in the southern districts of the capital, Brazzaville, which are considered to be opposition strongholds. Military barracks and checkpoints and two police stations were targeted in a gun battle that lasted nearly two days, according to the International Federation for Human Rights. Human right groups have also reported that airstrikes and a ground offensive took place in Pool, another area known for harboring opposition figures, starting the next day< Less
Rwanda Political History, and Crises By Lewis Boyce
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Rwanda Political History, and Crises. Rwanda Genocide. Rwanda Economy, Rwanda government A History Book on Rwanda More than 20 years after the genocide, Rwanda has become one of the most repressive... More > countries in Africa, continuing its antidemocratic trajectory as the government works to close civic space in the run up to the contentious 2017 elections. Despite these conditions, Rwanda is perceived as a “stabilizing” factor in an increasingly volatile region, causing many to fear that its deteriorating human rights record will be overlooked. David Himbara is the United States and Canada coordinator for Democracy in Rwanda Now and recently testified before Congress on the worsening human rights situation in Rwanda. He spent six years working for President Paul Kagame, most notably as chairman of the Rwanda Development Board, where he was instrumental in spurring Rwanda’s economic development.< Less
Egypt Political History and Governance By Kelly Lampard
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Egypt Political History and Governance. Economy and Country leadership layout. This Book provides you the full information on Egypt governance. Egypt is facing great challenges regarding its economy... More > in general, and rural development (RD) including agriculture in particular, such as: the extreme poverty among small-scale farmers; lack of coordination and integration between various stakeholders; complicated local administration system and centralization; and reduced governmental investments. Therefore, the current study aimed at identifying rural development policies in Egypt, recognizing the stakeholders both in public and civil society involved in designing, implementing and evaluating RD, and analyzing the relationships and linkages between these actors.Various analytical tools were used to provide a comprehensive overview of RD in Egypt, including quantitative and qualitative methods< Less
Nigeria Political History By Uzochukwu Igboanugo
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Nigeria Political History. Nigeria Political Situation, the implementation and Governance, Corruption and changes. A Book on Nigeria Democracy is built on the equality of citizens; the freedom of... More > these citizens to associate with one another for the realization of their ideals and the defense and promotion of their interests; and the freedom of these citizens to choose between the different political platforms of various political parties and candidates, and see to the actualization of the platforms they have voted for, if their choices win. But in Nigeria, people have effectively been disenfranchised by their own circumstances on the one hand, and their leaders’ perfidy on the other. As a result, Nigeria is approaching a situation where democracy is being practiced without democrats and elections are being conducted with scant regard for the electorate.< Less
Sudan Political Environment History By Alfie Jefferson
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Sudan Political Environment History. The faith of Democracy in Sudan, Sudan War History Book, Sudan Politics Book, Sudan Ethnic differences. Even if the majority of the Sudanese prefer democracy,... More > they will choose it with subdued enthusiasm. There is something conspicuously selfish about the generational behavior of people. On the atomic level, we, as parents, are willing to give everything to our children and we dedicate our lives to their well-being and happiness. We are not familiar, in our collective behavior, however, with an altruistic generation that sacrificed some happiness for future generations. This applies to politics. Any nascent democracy is in a fragile political state. It is expected that, after decades of authoritarian rule, freedom will be chaotic, and only through generational perseverance can it last. Yet, the Arab Spring, which started as an inspiration for democracy and freedom, ended up as a deterrent from them. Pondering the situations in Syria, Libya, and Yemen, people under.......< Less
Botswana Governance and Political History By Vincent Lawal
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Botswana Governance and Political History, Towards the turn of the 19th century, the people who resided in the area known as Botswana, made up at least eight ethnic Chiefdoms whose peoples shared a... More > common language and history, and co-existed in relative peace. Traditional boundaries of the southern chiefdoms extended deep into South Africa, where there are over three million South Africans of Tswana descent. During this period, Britain was consolidating its military and economic strength as a major colonial power in Southern Africa. At the same time, Dutch settlers calling themselves Afrikaners (Boers) and German settlers in Namibia (then South West Africa) were pushing northwards and westwards, respectively, annexing more and more Batswana lands.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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