Except for the period of 23 years, (1847-1870), the Liberian government has been in the hands and control of the True Whig Party, a single-party state
, political rulefor 110 years.
Typically, 99 percent of voters in the de facto single-party state
take part in the polls and 99 percent of them cast "yes" votes for uncontested candidates.
That planted the seeds of reforms that culminated in the repeal of Section 2A of the independence Constitution, which had made Kenya a de facto single-party state
and which had squeezed out the democratic space, encouraged open looting of public resources and promoted ethnic bigotry.
Sapit said the voice of the church has waned compared to the days when Kenya was a single-party state
, saying the environment is different.
As historically, until the elections of 2018, Malaysia was practically a dominant single-party state
and the politically connected had only one meaning - you have to be a member of the United Malay National Organisation (UMNO) to get special government contracts and concessions.
As Cambodia has opposition parties, we are not a single-party state
,' he said.
Since the position of Chairman of CPC was abolished a few years after the death of Chairman Mao Zedong, the Secretary General is the most powerful party position in the single-party State
. Mr Xi is also the supreme commander of the armed forces (world's biggest standing army) in his capacity as the Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC).
It has transitioned from communism to a market economy but remains a single-party state
where freedoms are limited.
The country moved from being a single-party state
, albeit with an elected parliament, to a multiparty system based on the parliamentary system with the elections of 1950.
The EPRDF, by contrast, turned Ethiopia into a de facto single-party state
. The country began its descent into political turmoil a few months after the party claimed to have won, together with its allies, all parliamentary seats in the 2015 elections.
This has been crucial to the development of women's activism in Africa because the constraints and existing suppressive systems that existed in the colonial period and which manifested in the initial decades after independence "tied" many of the women's organisations to "the patronage politics of the single-party state
" (p 3).
Opposition leader Henrique Capriles urged Venezuelans to protest against an assembly that critics fear will effectively create a single-party state