During the bush war, Museveni promised democracy

Africa has some of the most ruthless, repressive, and corrupt dictators in the World. The most notorious took power following an armed rebellion, claiming to fight against repressive regimes and promising democracy.

Who would have thought in their youth, during the armed struggle, and in their early years of power, that these so called "revolutionary" leaders  would turn into ones of the worst dictators in the World?

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Stacey Abrams Launching her Georgia Gubernatorial Campaign, 2018

Stacey Abrams may be mostly known for her unsuccessful Democratic bid to become governor of Georgia in 2018. She was narrowly defeated, almost becoming the first black to be elected governor of Georgia, and the first black woman anywhere in the United States.

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Abiy Ahmed Ali visiting Ethiopian diaspora in the US, August 2018

Ethiopia is going through an unprecedented democratic transformation and an unusual man is leading it. The man is Ethiopia's new prime minister Lieutenant Colonel Abiy Ahmed Ali who was selected, in April 2018, to lead by the ruling party, Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).

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Rev Martin Luther King Jr at Selma March 1965

Tributes to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. were held  the Unites States  nationwide, on Monday January 15, 2018. The day was marked by  massive marches,  protests, and statements from various groups, politicians, activists, and individuals.  The focus of protests ranged from condemning controversial policies, to the treatment of minorities and people of color,   and to statements by policitians, especially the recent alleged statements by President Trump, referring to African countries, Haiti and El Salvador as "shitholes." On #MLKDay, we must recommit ourselves to fighting for the causes that defined his life and work — including voting rights, police and community relations, our criminal justice system, and economic opportunity," tweeted US Senator Kamara Harris, from California, who is rumored to be considering a run in 2020 Presidential  elections,. 

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