How can we make research in the “Global South” more ethical?

How to ethically conduct research in what is often called the Global South has become an increasingly controversial topic. Even terms such as "fieldwork"...

New: Democracy in Africa Newsletter

Democracy in Africa is excited to launch a new version of our newsletter. In addition to the newsletter that you can sign up to...

Authoritarian Africa – Watch the Video of Fromagehomme’s new book!

DiA's very own Fromagehomme (aka Prof Nic Cheeseman) has a new book out with Dr Jonathan Fisher called Authoritarian Africa: Repression, Resistance and the...

The Book Club: Give peace a (better) chance

How can we use our knowledge of what works and what doesn't to make peacebuilding efforts more effective. In the latest in our popular...

We are on a break …

Thanks for a great 2019. Democracy in Africa is taking a break until 10 January. Thanks to all our fantastic readers and of course our fantastic...

All new and updated Decolonizing the University reading list!

We have comprehensively updated our Decolonizing the University: African Politics Reading List with recent publications and your suggestions. Thank you! You can find the...

Debate: Democracy vs. Authoritarianism in Africa

DiA's Nic Cheeseman went on the BBC's News Day programme to talk about his new book Authoritarian Africa. But the interview quickly evolved into...

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Open Access Friday: The best free research on African politics

As part of its commitment to decolonizing the academy and reducing global knowledge inequalities, DiA is excited to launch a new series that will...

What Africa has to teach the world about democracy

Recent episodes of backsliding in countries such as South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda has led to a resurgence of Afropessimism and the idea that...