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 […]

Djibouti

Djibouti Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Djibouti is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Djibouti’s policies are dominated by President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh and his party Popular Collection for Progress (RPP), which is part of the ruling party coalition Union for Presidential Majority (UMP) along with three small support […]

Comoros

Comoros Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Comoros is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. The 2016 presidential election was won by Azali Assoumani, who has been president twice before, including after a coup in 1999. In 2018, Assoumani announced a referendum on constitutional changes and received voter support for […]

Chad

Chad Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Chad is a country located in the region of Central Africa. Chad is formally a multi-party democracy, but in reality President Idriss Déby and his party the Patriotic Rescue Movement (MPS) have a firm grip on power since just over a quarter of a century. The […]

Central African Republic

Central African Republic Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Central African Republic is a country located in the region of Central Africa. Years of bitter struggle between various armed groups have throughout the independence characterized the country’s politics and hindered the building of a functioning state. Outside the capital, there is basically no legal system, […]

Cape Verde

Cape Verde Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Cape Verde is a country located in the region of Western Africa. The March 2016 parliamentary elections led to a change of government as the bourgeois Movement for Democracy (MPD) clearly defeated the Social Democratic Cape Verde African Independence Party (PAICV), which has ruled the country […]

Cameroon

Cameroon Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Cameroon is a country located in the region of Central Africa. Paul Biya has been President of Cameroon since 1982. In the fall of 2018, at the age of 85, he was re-elected for a new seven-year term. The security situation in the country is the […]

Burundi

Burundi Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Burundi is a country located in the region of Eastern Africa. Burundi has been in deep political crisis since a contentious 2015 election, when then-president Pierre Nkurunziza was re-elected for a third term in breach of a peace agreement. Subsequently, Nkurunziza and his Hut-dominated government became […]

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Burkina Faso is a country located in the region of Western Africa. In December 2015, Burkina Faso got its first civilian head of state in nearly half a century, when Roch Marc Christian Kaboré took office as new president. This could happen since Blaise Compaoré, who […]

Botswana

Botswana Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Botswana is a country located in the region of Southern Africa. With Botswana’s Democratic Party (BDP) in power since independence in 1966, Botswana is considered a politically stable country. Ahead of the October 2019 elections, a deep crack occurred within the party, but despite the internal […]

Benin

Benin Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Benin is a country located in the region of Western Africa. Popular dissatisfaction with high unemployment, the country’s poor economy and a series of corruption scandals led President Boni Yayi to lose the 2016 election against businessman Patrice Talon. But President Talon’s policies have also triggered […]

Angola

Angola Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Angola is a country located in the region of Central Africa. The People’s Movement for Angola’s Liberation (MPLA) has virtually full control of Angola for decades. The political opposition is weak and divided. After 38 years in power, President José Eduardo dos Santos resigned in 2017. […]

Algeria

Algeria Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Algeria is a country located in the region of Northern Africa. Algeria’s politics have been dominated for half a century by the military and the National Liberation Front (FLN), which fought before the independence war in 1962 against a guerrilla war against colonial power France. Following […]