Africa and the succession trap - By Tim Kelsall

From African Arguments Mon Jan 7 2013, 06:31:48

Mozambique's Samora Machel built a strong consensual party with a succession tradition. Uganda's Yoweri Museveni has not. 2012 was a tough year for African leaders: one resigned, one was sacked, two were overthrown in coups, two were defeated in elections,

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