Tag Archives: Africa

To Think That Jammeh Was a Thing of the Past

DANIEL CELAYA – Yahya Jammeh, former, proud[1] dictator of Gambia, cut his regime short of his projected billion year mark[2] when he finally accepted the official results of last December’s election on the early morning of January 21st, 2017.[3] The peaceful transition of power is the first in Gambian history, but it did not come […]

Burkina Faso: How Long Must This Go On?

BY JUSTIN HUNTER – On October 30, 2014, protestors in the small West African nation of Burkina Faso stormed and torched the parliament building.[1] The capital city of Ouagadougou had faced unrest in the past days because President Blaise Compaore’s attempt to extend his 27 years of rule through the legislature.[2] During the protests, the president […]