Feb 2014

Thousands Have Defected From South Sudan Army, Officials Say

JUBA — Two months into the conflict in South Sudan, government officials have said that thousands of soldiers have defected from the army and joined anti-government forces.

Government Chief Whip Tulio Odongi said between 60 and 70 percent of SPLA soldiers have defected while army spokesman Philip Aguer said there have been  "a sizeable number" of defections.

National Conference: Agenda on Self-determination is Sacrosanct, Says Yoruba Committee

• Seeks effective representation

Gboyega Akinsanmi and Ademola Babalola

The Secretary-General of Yoruba Agenda Committee on the ongoing consultations on the national conference, Dr. Kunle Olajide, Tuesday said there was no going back on the right to self-determination and regionalism agenda of the Yoruba nation.

Elections in Africa – the voter, the court, the outcome By Professor Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe

Elections in Africa – the voter, the court, the outcome

(Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe, “Elections in Africa – the voter, the court, the outcome”, PENSAR-Revisita de Ciêcias Jurídicas, Vol. 18, Número 3, 2013, pp. 804-836)

Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe*


People across Africa, irrespective of region, fervently believe that participating