Experiences of opposition candidates, including Senegal’s Wade, Nigeria’s Buhari, Ghana’s Akufo-Addo, Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai and Uganda’s Besigye, have been mixed
Morocco is today the second largest foreign investor, after South Africa, in other AU countries. Its also now in a position to grant foreign aid that swings AU votes in its favour.
Despite similar historical developments in the coffee sector, Vietnam’s agricultural production today is far more capital and input intensive than Uganda’s, resulting in higher yields per hectare.
In all other countries, presidents have either died in office, been deposed in a coup or revolution, lost at the ballot, or changed the constitution to extend their term in office.
Seven of the world’s top 10 most linguistically diverse countries in the world are African; indeed, African countries take up 29 of the 50 most diverse countries on the Language Diversity Index.