Results for Tag: Unification

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Yemeni President Hadi, a Reluctant Leader Who Became a Stubborn One

Ever since Hadi took over the presidency, things went wrong. Despite some reshuffles in the leadership of the armed forces, he did not manage to get rid of the remains of the Saleh-clan. Instead, he started appointing his own family members and cronies to strategic positions. It made the Yemeni’s doubt his sincerity and leadership skills.

The Past and Future of Tribes in Oman

A look at Oman’s political history over the past 1,500 years makes it apparent that the tribe is the incubator of the state, not the other way around, and that Oman, throughout its different stages of development, has been strongly connected with the ruling tribe.

Nabila Mounib: The First Moroccan Woman to Lead A Political Party

A staunch defender of women’s rights, Mounib is a symbol and a champion of women’s emancipation in Morocco. By becoming the first Moroccan woman to lead a political party, Mounib is an icon for young people of both sexes.

Population

The vast majority of Sudan’s population, estimated at 67 per cent, lives in rural areas, depending basically on agricultural and pastoral production. However, these figures change rapidly due to the increasing number of people moving to urban centres.

Governance

Political instability prevailed in Sudan throughout the sixty years of national independence that began in 1956. The country has witnessed three military coups that set up authoritarian regimes that ruled for 48 years. The democratic periods lasted for a total of only fifteen years.

Economy

Sudan is a poor country, despite its potential resources. Sudan’s economy is basically agricultural, with inadequate infrastructure and ridden by civil wars and social and ethnic conflict. The government is attempting to develop non-petroleum sources of revenues, such as gold mining, while carrying out an austerity programme to reduce expenditures.

Post-War Chaos in Aden

The split in the government and its weak performance have created the legitimacy crisis Yemen is experiencing, making it difficult for the government to play its required political role after the war ends. It is thus probable that even a halt to coalition strikes in Yemen will not bring an end to civil conflict anytime soon.

Yemeni People Suffer as the World Turns its Back

No one has come to the rescue of the Yemeni people. Aid organisations have made attempts, but with ceasefires that last only hours, they will be unable to improve the situation substantially. Neither does the international community seem keen to put pressure on Saudi Arabia to end the conflict.

Population

Important factors behind Algeria’s diminishing population growth are the creation of medical and social facilities and the improved education levels of women

Yemen’s transition

While removing Saleh loyalists from their high-ranking posts was an important step to curb the power of the Saleh camp within the military, as head of the ruling General People’s Congress (GPC) party Saleh retained significant power behind the scenes. The resulting dispersal of authority has been detrimental to delivering security, services and solutions to pressing humanitarian problems.