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Kenya Geography

Kenya Geography

According to campingship,Kenya is a republic. After years of one-party authoritarian regime in 1991, an amendment to the 1963 Constitution sanctioned the return to multi-partyism. Head of the executive is the President of the Republic, elected for 5 years by direct suffrage; like the National Assembly, which holds legislative power. The judicial system in use in the country is based on the Common Law British with tribal and Islamic influences. The High Court has unlimited jurisdiction in civil and criminal…

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Burkina Faso Country Overview

Burkina Faso Country Overview

The former French colony was renamed in 1984 in Burkina Faso, ie “Land of the incorruptible”. The revolutionary awakening ended tragically at first, but is blossoming again today – after overcoming 27 years of dictatorial rule – into a hope that is unusual for Africa. The humor with which the Burkinabe cope with their lives remains incorruptible. Country overview Neither sea, desert nor rainforest, Burkina Faso passes – from south to north – from the tropical, humid Sudan zone into…

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Niger Public Policy

Niger Public Policy

Current policy Niger is a country located in the region of Western Africa. After over 20 years in opposition, Mahamadou Issoufou and his party the Nigerian Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS) came to power in 2011. The first years Issoufou enjoyed broad support but in 2013 a conflict broke out within the government which then burst. The conflict deepened until the 2016 election. Issofou was re-elected but the election was partially boycotted by the opposition. Issoufou won the 2011…

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Namibia Public Policy

Namibia Public Policy

Current policy Namibia is a country located in the region of Southern Africa. The Swapo ruling party has ruled Namibia since independence in 1990. Until 2014, Swapo received over 70 percent of the vote in all elections. Then followed several years of drought and economic decline, which eroded support for the government. After the 2019 election, a weakened Swapo is in power. Although Swapo has been criticized for abuse of power, corruption and slanderous politics, the divided opposition has difficulty…

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