Daily Archives: October 24, 2015

End to Political Crisis and Sporadic Violence in Burundi through Dialogue

On Friday, 23rd October 2015, Burundi’s President, Pierra Nkurunziza, swore in a National Commission for Dialogue (CNDI) in order to resolve a grave on-going political crisis in the country.  The 15-member commission for dialogue was commissioned at a ceremony in Gitega. It’s primary goal is “to conduct the process of […]

Congo goes to the polls to decide on changing the Presidential Term Limit: A New Central African Trend?

Recently, there has been a second political action in favour of extending presidential term limits in the Central African region as President Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo (Brazzaville), who has already served three decades in power, seeks another presidential term. The Congolese constitution currently bars the 72-year-old from running again […]