Tag Archives: Africa

After Mugabe: 1980s Africa on the Way Out?

As the fixtures of the 1980s make their exit in Africa, attention turns to the 90s dictators.

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Museveni: The New Number 3 Post-Mugabe

Two 1980s coup leaders move up the African strongman rankings with the removal of Mugabe from power.

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No Mugabe: Mswati III is a Real African King

The new fourth-longest-ruling African leader is an absolute monarch.

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The World’s Longest-Ruling Strongman

After Mugabe’s exit, Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang remains unchallenged for the title of the world’s longest ruling dictator.

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Mugabe Out: Cameroon’s Leader is Now Africa’s Second-Longest Ruling

Cameroon’s Paul Biya now takes the place of Zimbabwe’s Mugabe as Africa’s second-longest ruling leader.

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Beyond Mugabe: Angola’s Strongman Also Bowed Out in 2017

José Eduardo dos Santos left oil-rich Angola’s presidency on his own terms after 38 years.

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Toward Africa’s Second Independence?

While the fall of Mugabe should be celebrated, it is also a reminder of Africa’s need to review its vision for the future.

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Mugabe’s 37 Years

What is next for Zimbabwe?

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After Mugabe: Zimbabweans Hope for a Better Life

Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe could use its bountiful natural resources to usher in a new era.

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Zimbabwe’s Tailspin: The Lessons for Africa

Once upon a time, Zimbabwe was a country that all of us looked up to as how post-liberation Africa could look like.

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