Eight Questions for Africa in 2016
The list is far from exhaustive, but here are a few of our questions for the news of the continent in 2016.
Third mandates: Rwandan President Paul Kagame holds its third term, as the Congolese Denis Sassou Nguesso President. President Joseph Kabila of the DRC, there will be next on the list?
ICC: The former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and his former henchman Charles Ble Goude, they will return the ICC acquitted of criminal charges against humanity for which they are subjected? Gbagbo’s trial will begin in late January.
Economy: Africa is it always “on”? With the collapse of commodity prices, many countries have lost a valuable source of income, draping government budgets, and sometimes pushing them into debt.
Central Africa: the new CAR president, whose identity should be known by February, after the second ballot, he will manage to lead the country on the path of reconstruction and reconciliation, after three years of inter-communal violence?
Jihad: The jihadist movement will they increase their hold on the continent, and the government they are able to deal with the threat in the Sahel, Nigeria, Somalia, or elsewhere?
Burundi: The African Union does dare to deploy a peacekeeping force for peace in Burundi, even though the Burundian government vehemently opposes, President Pierre Nkuruniza who even threatened to push the AU troops by force?
Chibok: In April, it will be two years since the Chibok 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria. The year 2016 does provide clues to find them?
Football: he will direct An African Fifa?Answer February 26 when delegates will elect the successor to Sepp Blatter. The South African Sexwale is one of five candidates.