Musaazi Namiti is an online editor and team leader with Al Jazeera English's Africa section and has occasionally written about East Africa, covering g... eopolitics and security. Follow @kazbuk //
Many countries have embraced Western-style democracy but coups and attempted coups still happen.
Occasional trips to Washington, Beijing, and Brussels by presidents cannot solve major problems.
If president signs bill, gays could face long prison terms for consensual sex.
Attempted coup underscores the country’s chronic political and economic problems.
Former US assistant secretary of state for African affairs Jendayi Frazer discusses Obama’s extended trip to Africa.
Government crackdown on protesters continues as politicians vow to continue demonstration against spiralling prices.