Daily Archives: December 30, 2016


West Africa: A Triumph And Defeat For Democracy In 2016

West Africa has witnessed both a win and a loss for democracy in the region since national elections were held in both Ghana and Gambia. While Nana Akufo-Addo, the leader of Ghana’s opposition New Patriotic Party won the nation’s seventh election since its return to multiparty democracy in 1992, Gambia’s […]


The Lake Chad Basin And How The World Failed To Notice A Humanitarian Crisis

As 2016 comes to a close, aid agencies have reflected upon a year of devastation for the world’s populations who experience the most suffering. While the horrors in Syria are shameful in itself, and the restrictive border policies of Europe, Australia, and the United States (US) have reflected an immoral […]