Advancing Democratic Principles In Africa

AfriSpeak launched in April 2015, is a blog, which provides a platform for information sharing and discussions for those individuals interested in entrenching democratic principles in Africa. All areas of democracy (Africa’s democracy) applicable to Africa are covered, both international (global and continental) and national. Those encouraged to make submissions include students, researchers, international and national civil servants, civic society, political commentators and politicians, including anyone with a keen interest in discourse on African democracy. AfriSpeak encourages information sharing amongst Africans, diaspora, and anyone else who is interested in democratic values.

The aim of AfriSpeak is to contribute towards strengthening Africa. As a blog, the strength of the platform will be the immediacy of interaction and the strengthening of democratic principles across a wide geographical area and strengthen the role played by initiatives such as academic journals, books, professional organizations, think tanks and the like.

March 21, 2016

Human Rights Day, National Day Against Racial Discrimination.

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” – Nelson Mandela
March 18, 2016

International Women’s Day 2016 – Celebrating women, accelerating gender parity

A more critical debate about the placing of women in a gradually industrializing world took centre stage in 1908. Women’s oppression and inequality were spurring women […]
March 11, 2016


President Ameenah Gurib Currency Mauritian Rupee Capital City Port Louis GDP (2015) $23322 Billion Population(2014) 1.261.208 Religion Hinduism, Roman Catholicism, Islam, Buddhism Language English, French, Mauritian […]
February 13, 2016


The former French colony of Ubangi-Shari became the Central African Republic upon independence in 1960. Located in the South East, CAR has since independence had a […]