Beer Luffa in The Seychelles

Beer Luffa in The Seychelles

The Seychelles is a dream destination for many. It is easy to fly here and easy to beer beer between the paradise islands Mahé, Praslin and La Digue. The Seychelles has some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and bluest waters. On the main island of Mahé is perhaps the world’s smallest capital; Victoria. Here you will find shopping […]

Algeria Travel Warning

Algeria Travel Warning

Terrorism In recent years there have been repeated terrorist attacks and kidnappings in Algeria, especially in the Algerian Sahara region, but also in the north and north-east of the country (especially Kabylia). The threat of terrorism, which is primarily directed against the state security forces, persists. Due to the tense security situation throughout the region […]

Burkina Faso Crime

Burkina Faso Safety

Islamist terror The jihadist attack on the “Cappuccino” restaurant and the “Hotel Splendid” on January 15, 2016 with 33 dead put an end to Burkina Faso’s reputation as a safe and quiet country. After a series of attacks, jihadists last attacked a military camp and civilians at Christmas 2019. The Federal Foreign Office has been […]

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Public Policy

2020 June Corruption suspect minister arrested June 19 Zimbabwe is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. The country’s health minister Obadiah Moyo is arrested on suspicion of corruption in connection with the procurement of medical supplies that would have been used in the fight against the corona pandemic. Countryaah: Country facts and […]

Zambia

Zambia Public Policy

Current policy Zambia is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. From 1991, when the one-party state was abolished and multi-party systems were reintroduced, and two decades ahead, Zambia was ruled by the Social Democratic Party Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD). The 2011 election led to a historic shift in power when the […]

Uganda

Uganda Public Policy

Current policy Uganda is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Before Yoweri Museveni became Ugandan president, he criticized former African leaders for sitting too long in power. Now he and his party National Resistance Movement (NRM) have often called only the Movement, governed Uganda since 1986. Museveni clearly won in the presidential […]

Tunisia

Tunisia Public Policy

Current policy Tunisia is a country located in the region of Northern Africa. Tunisia has been cited as a positive example among the countries shaken by popular revolts during the Arab Spring of 2011. The 2014 constitution is considered to be the most liberal in the Arab world. In the elections held the same year, […]

Togo

Togo Public Policy

Current policy Togo is a country located in the region of Western Africa. Contrary to the Constitution, Faure Gnassingbé assumed power in Togo when his dictatorial father Etienne (Gnassingbé) Eyadéma passed away in 2005. The father had ruled the country for 38 years. President Gnassingbé has since been re-elected three times: 2010, 2015 and 2020. […]

Tanzania

Tanzania Public Policy

Current policy Tanzania is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. The ruling Revolutionary Party (CCM) has largely dominated Tanzanian politics since it was formed in 1977. After CCM politician John Magufuli won in a contentious presidential election in 2015, Tanzania has gone in a clearly authoritarian direction. Oppression against the opposition has […]

Swaziland

Swaziland Public Policy

Current policy Swaziland is a country located in the region of Southern Africa. For decades, Swaziland’s political scene has been marked by contradictions between the almost single-government royal house with supporters and advocates of democracy organized in a number of groups. Regular political parties are in practice prohibited. King Mswati III, regent since 1986, and […]

Sudan

Sudan Public Policy

Current policy Sudan is a country located in the region of Northern Africa. In August 2019, a transitional government took office in Sudan, four months after the country’s authoritarian president Omar al-Bashir was toppled in a military coup after 30 years in power. The transitional regime consists of a civil-military council and a civilian government […]

South Sudan

South Sudan Public Policy

Current policy South Sudan is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. South Sudan’s outbreak of Sudan on July 9, 2011 is one of the biggest political events in Africa since the decolonization in the 1960s. Despite increased tension between northern and southern Sudan before independence, the division was peaceful. But South Sudan’s […]

South Africa

South Africa Public Policy

Current policy 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, high unemployment and large income gaps, the […]

Somalia

Somalia Public Policy

Current policy 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 force. In Northern Somaliland and to some […]

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Public Policy

Current policy 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 the contagious disease Ebola 2014 at least […]

Seychelles

Seychelles Public Policy

Current policy 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 the fall of 2016, when it was […]

Senegal

Senegal Public Policy

Current policy 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 and high-speed trains. His government has also […]

São Tomé and Príncipe

Sao Tome and Principe Public Policy

Current policy 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 after the 2011 election and would be […]

Rwanda

Rwanda Public Policy

Current policy 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 a downside. Rwanda has evolved into what […]

Congo-Brazzaville

Republic of the Congo Public Policy

Current policy 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 number of contested elections. Presidential elections were […]

Mozambique

Mozambique Public Policy

Current policy 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, the former guerrilla and now the largest […]

Morocco

Morocco Public Policy

Current policy 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 Morocco as well, but the king succeeded […]

Monaco

Monaco Public Policy

Current policy 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 Union to obtain information on criminals’ bank […]

Mauritius

Mauritius Public Policy

Current policy 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 Assembly (Parliament), since independence in 1968, the […]

Mauritania

Mauritania Public Policy

Current policy 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 the country. In the 2019 presidential election, […]

Mali

Mali Public Policy

Current policy 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, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta is president and his […]

Malawi

Malawi Public Policy

Current policy 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 female head of state in southern Africa. […]

Madagascar

Madagascar Public Policy

Current policy 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 years 2009–2014. Investments in education and poverty […]

Libya

Libya Public Policy

Current policy 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 controlled the country. Since 2016, there has […]

Liberia

Liberia Public Policy

Current policy 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 the outside world, but at home the […]