Posts Tagged ‘dr congo’

Political violence soon took on an ethnic dimension after Kenya’s disputed 2007 elections. Africa’s democratic transition is back in the spotlight. The concern is no longer the stranglehold of autocrats, but the hijacking of the democratic process by tribal politics. Kenya’s 2007-08 post-election violence revealed the extent to which tribal forces could quickly bring a country to the brink of civil war.

The challenge to democracy in Africa is not the prevalence of ethnic diversity, but the use of identity politics to (more…)

DR Congo coach Claude LeRoy will use his experience as a former coach of Ghana to gain an edge when the sides meet in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. The teams were placed together in Group B, along with Niger and Mali, for the tournament in South Africa. And LeRoy, who led Ghana from 2006-2008, believes his knowledge of the (more…)