About DiA

Democracy in Africa is dedicated to fostering an online community of people that are interested in, and care about, the state of democracy in Africa.  The website draws together a wealth of information about elections in Africa and runs a cutting-edge blog that provides clear analysis on complex issues in African politics.

Our hope is that the website will encourage more people to study democracy in Africa and to make it easier for those who are already working in, and on, the continent to share ideas and information.  We are positive about the prospects for democracy in Africa and believe that more time, resources, and energy should be put into understanding the complexities of politics at a local, national, regional and global level. This website is a small but significant contribution to this end.

If you are interested in writing an article for DiA, or you have any feedback, get in contact. We’d love to hear from you.


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