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African Democracy Essay

  • Submitted by: charlesthakid
  • on September 20, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 602 words

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Koffi Kakey
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J. Lindberg
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English 1101
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12 September 2012
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African democracy
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It all began back in February, 2005 when the nation`s (Togo) president, who remained in office for thirty-eight years died of natural causes. It was a tragedy for those close to him. This might sound cruel, but about seventy percent of the population celebrated his death. Those who heard the breaking news from unreliable source such as siblings, have waited patiently in front of the TV set to confirm it, only to jump of joy after the journalist finished announcing the breaking news. I remember the TV’s being on the whole night playing the same news clip over and over again. I was young, and listening to grown-ups discuss death related matters gave me the chills so off to bed I went. It was a school night, though I ditched the books and any school related matter to go to bed. I knew my dad would be too preoccupied with bigger issues to remind me to study.
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After the death of the president, the country grieved for a couple of months. Not so long after this tragedy the vice-president resigned from his office and no one stepped forward to take the presidency. The military took action and try to swear the son of the dead president into office until the next election which was not for another two years. The people decided they would take anybody but someone from the same family they had been forced to live under for thirty-eight years. “We’ve suffered enough when his father was in office” they said. As soon as the announcement was made on the news that we had a president from the same family, a riot started....

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