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Africa at the Crossroads: Democracy’s Decline and the Rise of New Alliances

Introduction The post-independence journey of democratic governance in West Africa is a complex tapestry marked by triumphs and tribulations. Despite commendable efforts within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the struggle for democratic consolidation faces challenges—political instability, economic hardships, corruption, and contested elections. Issues of governance effectiveness and equitable resource distribution persist, overshadowing … Continue reading Africa at the Crossroads: Democracy’s Decline and the Rise of New Alliances

Sport’s Global Call for Solidarity: The Refugee Olympic Team

In the framework of UN-led refugee protection, inclusion, and equal opportunities initiatives, sports has been playing an increasingly more important role. It has been recognised as instrumental in conveying strong universal values of respect, solidarity and equality, and enabling personal engagement, professional enhancement and, eventually, social and economic upward mobility. In the last few decades, … Continue reading Sport’s Global Call for Solidarity: The Refugee Olympic Team