Author Archives: Dominic Burbidge

What President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory means for Kenya in the next five years

The media, corruption and democracy in Africa

Following Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory, Dominic Burbidge gives us his opinions on what is next for Kenya in the next five years. Dominic is a DPhil candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. You can read his personal blog here.  

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Kenya’s first presidential debate

The media, corruption and democracy in Africa

For those who missed the first presidential debate in Kenya, Dominic Burbidge pulls out some of the key issues and controversies. Dominic is a DPhil candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford.    

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Kenya: to the elections, and beyond. Part Two.

The media, corruption and democracy in Africa

In the second of a two-part series on the run-up to the Kenyan elections, Dominic Burbidge takes a look at the alliances involved, their prospects for success and the meaning of these elections for the political future. Dominic is a DPhil candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. This […]

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Kenya: to the election, and beyond. Part One.

The media, corruption and democracy in Africa

With the elections drawing near in Kenya, Dominic Burbidge takes a look at the alliances involved, their prospects for success and the meaning of these elections for the political future. Dominic is a DPhil candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. This is the first in a two-part […]

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The media, corruption and democracy in Africa

The media, corruption and democracy in Africa

Does the media in Africa spur democratization by promoting free speech or constrain political liberalization because it is rife with corruption? But just how widespread and damaging is media corruption? Dominic Burbidge, a D.Phil candidate at the University of Oxford, investigates. Towards the end of a book detailing the inner workings of East Germany’s Stasi […]

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