Tag Archives: Presidential power

President Museveni and the NRM slated to win in the coming elections, but at what cost?

uganda

Our regular writer Michaela Collord takes a look at the electoral landscape in Uganda, where the race is hotting up. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. This blog post was originally posted on the Presidential Power blog.

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Buhari’s ‘new’ cabinet

Nic Cheeseman

After the long-awaited announcement of Buhari’s cabinet, Nic Cheeseman explores who has made the list, and the question marks that remain. This post was originally posted on Presidential Power. 

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President Lungu health worries

Editor: Nic Cheeseman

In this post, our co-editor Nic Cheeseman reports on the health worries facing President Lungu in Zambia, comparing the handling of this last health crisis with those that surrounded President Mwanawasa and President Sata.

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Tensions high as President Bashir launches re-election bid

sudan

In this post, Michaela Collord explores the tensions that have spread in Sudan ever since President Omar al-Bashir pledged his intention to seek re-election. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford.This post originally appeared on the Presidential Power blog. 

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President Zuma escapes censure for no show in South Africa

Editor: Nic Cheeseman

In this post, our co-editor Nic Cheeseman explores recent events in South Africa’s National Assembly, which led to a motion to censure President Jacob Zuma. This post originally appeared on the Presidential Power blog. 

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Pre-election rift in Nigeria’s PDP

Nigeria

In this article, Michaela Collord argues that a pre-election rift has opened up in the People’s Democratic Party, which has placed the  executive and the legislature on a collision course. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. This blog post was originally posted on the Presidential Power blog.

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