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Central Africa: The Unfolding Crisis of Presidential …

Opinion - Pierre Nkurunziza is neither the first nor the only head of state in Africa''s Great Lakes region to seek another term of office against provisions of the constitution. Uganda''s ...

Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The Case of Togo

Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The Case of Togo Adewale Banjo * Abstract The politics of succe ssion in post-inde p en de nce We st Af rica ha s left mu ch to be desired an d,

West Africa: Smooth Succession and Strong Institutions

 · What was more incredible was the smooth power succession just a few hours later as Vice President John Dramani Mahama became head of state, devoid of any political crisis.

Conversations with Mawere: Trust and succession politics …

Trust and succession politics in Africa THE planning for succession of the Chief Executive Officer or the President of a country has become a very important issue in the governance of many societies. Ensuring that in the event of a problem with a sitting President, a country will continue to function efficiently and effectively creates tremendous value for citizens.

Politics of succession: coping when leaders die | Africa …

Some African leaders have groomed relatives as successors. When President Omar Bongo of Gabon died in 2009, the ruling party named his son, Ali Bongo Ondima, who was foreign and defence minister ...

The Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt''s Succession Crisis: …

Framing economic and political reform in the Middle East, this book explores the interplay between the Egyptian state, the Muslim Brotherhood and the politics of succession. Egypt has in recent years experienced a rise in political activism driven by increasing internal demands for reform and change, impacting upon its economic and political strategy. Two key issues have been central to this ...

The Politics of Succession in Black Africa

The politics of succession in Black Africa The ''crisis'' of politcal succession in Black Africa The orderly or ''regular'' (to use Blondel''s term'') transfer of political power from one substantive ruler to another is generally regarded as a major test of the stability and

Namibia: The Politics of Succession in Swapo: Same Car, …

 · Column - THE Swapo succession drama is back on stage. It''s heating up and the knives are being sharpened. Namibia: The Politics of Succession in Swapo: Same Car, Different Driver? - allAfrica…

Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The …

 · The politics of succession in post-independence West Africa has left much to be desired and, by extension, has affected the quality of democracy and human security in the sub-region. This article briefly assesses succession politics in Togo, a small West African nation of approximately 5 million people, following the death of President Gnassingbe Eyadema, one of Africa''s longest serving dictators.

Nigeria: 2006: a Crisis of Succession

 · Analysis - Leadership succession has always been the signature malaise of the Nigerian political elite. And President Olusegun appears to have been caught in the web of this succession crisis…

The Politics of Succession in Africa

Western-style democracy is being tested across Africa, especially in countries where some of the world''s longest-serving leaders continue to hold power. In s...

Political Succession and Political Change: The Case of …

Abstract Political succession, in its broadest sense, has been defined as ''the ways in which political power passes, or is transferred, from one individual government or regime, to another''. C. Dennis, ''Capitalist development and women''s work: a Nigerian case study'', Review of African Political Economy 27/28 (1984) pp. 110–11, gives one example of a state-owned industrial ...

The secret of my succession: Dynasty and crisis in Vandal …

The system of royal succession in the Vandal kingdom of North Africa has long been regarded as idiosyncratic within the early medieval west, but its fullest implications have rarely been investigated closely. The present article examines the origins of succession by agnatic seniority under the strong rule of King Geiseric, and argues that it was one of several innovations intended to establish ...

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View 4185873.pdf from HUMANITIES 234 at Nairobi Institute of Technology - Westlands. The Politics of Succession in Africa: Kenya after Kenyatta Author(s): Vincent B. Khapoya Source: Africa Today, 4185873 - The Politics of Succession in Africa Kenya after

The Politics of Succession in Africa: Kenya after Kenyatta

the highly fragmented politics one finds in Africa, with the majority of people professing loyalty to their ethnic groups rather than to the new states, many leaders felt that permitting dissent and free discussion of issues such as political succession would

The Politics of Succession in West Africa''s Democracies / …

West Africa carried out in 2006 under the auspices of the two institutions. Out of the survey exercise emerged a host of recurring concerns, among them the increasingly thorny question of succession which has come to occupy the center-stage of politics in the

Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The …

AFRICAN JOURNAL SOF LEGAL STUDIES Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The Case of Togo Adewale Banjo* Abstract The politics of succession in post-independence West Africa has left much to be desired and, by extension, has affected the ...

The stratigraphy of a geosynclinal succession in western Sierra Leone, West Africa

The stratigraphy of a geosynclinal succession in western Sierra Leone, West Africa P. M. ALLE N SUMMARY. The Rokel River Series of Sierra Leone is re-defined, and subdivided into the Rokel River Group and the Taban Formation. The Rokel River Group

AfricaBib | Constitutional and succession crisis in West …

The politics of succession in postindependence West Africa has left much to be desired and, by extension, has affected the quality of democracy and human security in the subregion. This article briefly assesses succession politics in Togo, a small West African nation of approximately 5 million people, following the death of President Gnassingbe Eyadema, one of Africa''s longest serving ...

States, not Jihadis, exploiting corona crisis in West …

 · States, not Jihadis, exploiting corona crisis in West Africa. The outbreak of COVID-19 has strengthened the position of states across West Africa. Governments are subtly exploiting the crisis to repress opposition and manipulate elections. The lack of genuine opposition risks fuelling violent extremism throughout the region.

THE POLITICS OF SUCCESSION CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA: THE CASE …

THE POLITICS OF SUCCESSION CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA have been many discontents thrown up both by the practice of the demo cratic project and the impact it has registered in the lives of the populace. A central element of the discontents is connected to

Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The …

 · Abstract The politics of succession in post-independence West Africa has left much to be desired and, by extension, has affected the quality of democracy and human security in the sub-region. This article briefly assesses succession politics in Togo, a small West African nation of approximately 5 million people, following the death of President Gnassingbe Eyadema, one of Africa''s longest serving …

Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The Case of Togo

Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The Case of Togo Adewale Banjo* Abstract The politics of succession in post-independence West Africa has left much to be desired and, by extension, has affected the quality of democracy and human security

Lecturers blame FUOYE crisis on succession politics – …

 · Lecturers at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti on Tuesday said the protracted crisis rocking the institution was caused by politics of succession for the office of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kayode Soremekun. The lecturers, under the aegis of Forum of Concerned ...

The Politics of Succession in West Africa''s Democracies

The Politics of Succession in West Africa''s Democracies de facto, rules of succession were clearly in operation and there were a number of outstanding examples of legal succession, the unpredictability of change, the rate at which it happened, and the resort to

Africa''s lingering crisis of political succession

 · Although the frequency of military coups on the continent is receding, several countries are still plagued by succession crises owing to the grip of sit-tight rulers.

(PDF) Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: …

Constitutional and Succession Crisis in West Africa: The Case of T ogo Banjo braved the odds and contested against la te Eyadema in 2003 elections, coming second with 34.1 percent of the vote.

Constitutional and succession crisis in West Africa: the case …

The politics of succession in post-independence West Africa has left much to be desired and, by extension, has affected the quality of democracy and human security in the sub-region. This article briefly assesses succession politics in Togo, a small West African nation of approximately 5 million people, following the death of President Gnassingbe Eyadema, one of Africa''s longest serving ...

The Politics of Succession in Africa: Kenya After Kenyatta …

The majority of African governments have secured their political independence only in the last two decades. All of them have faced many problems of one kind or another normally expected of new states emerging from a colonial period of either oppressive experience or "benign neglect." Some have survived well and even thrived, many have not and continue to grope for solutions. One of the most ...

Succession crisis in the west : HistoricalWorldPowers

Nokpadeyo faced a succession crisis, between two ambitious brothers. Meruri, crowned Meruri IV, Oba of Nokpadeyo, was seen as legitimate. He was strong, respected and a pleasure to look at, as much as women were concerned.

Africa''s lingering crisis of political succession

 · In Africa, ethnic ties and religious affinity run deep and often militate against unity. The result is the emergence of ''African Big Men'' in politics. Ivory Coast was ruled by Felix Houphouet ...

THE POLITICS OF SUCCESSION CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA: …

The politics of succession in West Africa in the immediate post-third wave era has left much to be desired and by extension has affected the quality of democracy in the subregion.

The politics of succession in Black Africa | Semantic Scholar

DOI: 10.1080/01436598808420040 Corpus ID: 154023549 The politics of succession in Black Africa @article{Hughes1988ThePO, title={The politics of succession in Black Africa}, author={Arnold Hughes and R. May}, journal={Third World Quarterly}, year={1988