South Africa

South Africa Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, South Africa is a country located in the region of Southern Africa. The African National Congress (ANC) has dominated the parliament since 1994, but support for the party has gradually declined since the peak of almost 70 per cent in 2004. Recent years of corruption scandals, […]

Somalia

Somalia Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Somalia is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Somalia has lacked a functioning central government since the dictator Siad Barre was overthrown in 1991. The militant Islamist group al-Shabaab has lost ground since 2011, but continues to fight the government in Mogadishu by […]

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Sierra Leone is a country located in the region of Western Africa. After the long civil war of 1991–2002, Sierra Leone has become relatively stable. The democratic system seems to have taken hold and the country has had fairly good economic growth. But an outbreak of […]

Seychelles

Seychelles Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Seychelles is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. The United Seychelles (formerly SPPF and Parti Lepep) have ruled the Seychelles since 1977. The party took power in a coup that year, ruled in a one-party system 1979-1993 and then won all elections until […]

Senegal

Senegal Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Senegal is a country located in the region of Western Africa. Following the victory of the presidential election in March 2012, Macky Sall of the Alliance for the Republic-Hope Party (APR-Yakaar) launched economic reforms to boost growth and invested heavily in new infrastructure, including new freeways […]

São Tomé and Príncipe

Sao Tome and Principe Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Sao Tome and Principe is a country located in the region of Central Africa. A power struggle between the Pinto da Costa and Trovoada families characterizes the country’s politics. Thus, the conditions for collaboration were not the best when Manuel Pinto da Costa returned as president […]

Rwanda

Rwanda Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Rwanda is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. After the 1994 genocide, Rwanda has been rebuilt and is now considered a stable country. The economy is in order, corruption is limited and almost all children are allowed to attend school. But success has […]

Congo-Brazzaville

Republic of the Congo Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Republic of the Congo is a country located in the region of Central Africa. Congo-Brazzaville is ruled by President Denis Sassou-Nguesso, who ruled 1979-1992 and regained power in a coup in 1997. The president and his party, the Congolese Workers’ Party (PCT), have since won a […]

Mozambique

Mozambique Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Mozambique is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Mozambique has been governed by the Socialist Party Mozambique’s Liberation Front (Frelimo) since 1975. Although it has been two decades since the civil war, mistrust and tensions still prevail between the ruling party and Renamo, […]

Morocco

Morocco Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Morocco is a country located in the region of Northern Africa. Under King Mohammed VI, who has ruled since 1999, Morocco has undergone some liberalization and democratization, but gradually the hopes for more far-reaching change have faded. The riot wave in 2011 inspired street protests in […]

Monaco

Monaco Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Monaco is a country located in the region of Western Europe. When 81-year-old Prince Rainier died in 2005, he was succeeded by his son, Albert, who was 47 at the time. In the same year, Monaco entered into an agreement with the EU that allowed the […]

Mauritius

Mauritius Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Mauritius is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Mauritius is a politically stable country with a well-functioning multi-party system, where power is shifted through free and universal elections. Since no party is usually large enough to gain its own majority in the National […]

Mauritania

Mauritania Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Mauritania is a country located in the region of Western Africa. Mauritania was ruled over a decade by Mohammed Ould Abdelaziz and the Union for the Republic (UPR). The country’s economy became stronger during Abdelaziz’s two terms of office and the government fought hard terrorism in […]

Mali

Mali Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Mali is a country located in the region of Western Africa. The situation in Mali is very unstable after the Tuareg and Islamist uprisings that contributed to a military coup in 2012 and that foreign forces came to the country to assist the army. Since 2013, […]

Malawi

Malawi Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Malawi is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. In early April 2012, Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika died unexpectedly in a heart attack. He had been in power since 2005. Mutharika was replaced by Vice President Joyce Banda, who thus became the first […]

Madagascar

Madagascar Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Madagascar is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Former coup maker Andry Rajoelina governs Madagascar along with a government consisting of his party alliance We All with President Rajoelina. Since the mid-2010s, the country has experienced a less turbulent time than the crisis […]

Libya

Libya Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Libya is a country located in the region of Northern Africa. After Muammar Gaddafi’s fall in 2011, Libya has continued to be plagued by lawlessness and chaos and in many ways the country appears to be a “failed state”. No government has at any time completely […]

Liberia

Liberia Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Liberia is a country located in the region of Western Africa. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s second presidential term was largely influenced by the Ebola epidemic 2014–2015, which affected Liberia worst in the West African countries and affected the entire community. The president had a high reputation in […]

Lesotho

Lesotho Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Lesotho is a country located in the region of Southern Africa. A serious political crisis in 2014 led to new elections the following year. The Democratic Congress (DC) won by a slight margin but its government was already overthrown after a year. In the 2017 election, […]

Kenya

Kenya Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Kenya is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Although Kenyatta was elected president in 2013, he was charged with crimes against humanity by an international court. The indictment, which was later dropped, was a result of the outbreak of violence in connection with […]

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Ivory Coast is a country located in the region of Western Africa. The Ivory Coast has been shaken by serious unrest since the 1990s. Civil war broke out in 2002 and for several years the country was in practice divided into a southern part, ruled by […]

Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Guinea-Bissau is a country located in the region of Western Africa. Ever since independence in 1974, the history of Guinea-Bissau has been marked by political chaos with military coups and coup attempts. After the last coup in 2012, most major donors withdrew their support to the […]

Guinea

Guinea Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Guinea is a country located in the region of Western Africa. Guinea’s democracy is fragile, but since 2010 the country has a elected president, Alpha Condé. But there are still strong tensions between the country’s largest ethnic groups, Malinké, of which Condé belongs, and Fulani, who […]

Ghana

Ghana Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Ghana is a country located in the region of Western Africa. Ghana is one of the most stable democracies in sub-Saharan Africa. Since the transition to democracy in the early 1990s, the country has been ruled alternately by the Social Democratic National Democratic Congress (NDC) and […]

Gambia

Gambia Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Gambia is a country located in the region of Western Africa. President Yahya Jammeh ruled the Gambia for 22 years with authoritarian methods after taking power in a coup in 1994. His position was strengthened by the fact that the opposition was divided, but the December […]

Gabon

Gabon Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Gabon is a country located in the region of Central Africa. When Omar Bongo, who ruled Gabon for over 40 years, passed away in 2009, son Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba was elected new president and he has been in power ever since. The Bongo family’s long […]

Ethiopia

Ethiopia Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Ethiopia is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Ethiopian politics is dominated by the four groups within the old EPRDF alliance, which have often ruled the country for three decades. When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali took office in the spring of 2018, […]

Eritrea

Eritrea Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Eritrea is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. There were high hopes for democracy and development in Eritrea at independence in 1993. Instead, the country has come to be called Africa’s North Korea and is likened to a concentration camp. President Isaias Afwerki, […]

Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Equatorial Guinea is a country located in the region of Central Africa. No free and fair elections have ever been held in Equatorial Guinea. Despite repeated assurances that democracy should be introduced, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, the African leader who has been at his post for […]

Egypt

Egypt Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Egypt is a country located in the region of Northern Africa. In the summer of 2013, the military deposed Muhammad Mursi who had won Egypt’s first free presidential election a year earlier. This happened after popular protests that were at least as extensive as those that […]