The Algerian regime has long understood how to mobilise the national football team's victories for a political agenda.
Uganda's police have powers to use excessive force on citizens.
The killing of protesters by the Sudanese military signifies its reluctance to hand over power, as demanded by the African Union.
Algeria's elite has built its legitimacy on a distorted memory of the war of independence.
When the 2011 Libyan civil war erupted, Twitter became a major instrument to air the rebels’ account of the conflict and present themselves internationally as a viable alternative to Moammar Gadhafi.
Algerians are working to change their future while avoiding the bloodshed of their past.
Young Algerians who dream of accessing global markets have extensively used iconic brands, films and series as political resources.