#BookClub: Debating Democracy – Nigerian Salafis and Boko Haram Twenty Years...

In the latest in our popular #BookClub feature, Jacob Zenn discusses the most important findings of his important new book, Unmasking Boko Haram, Exploring...
Adventures in Zambian Politics: A Story in Black and White

#BookClub: A review of Guy Scott’s Autobiography

As part of our popular #BookClub series, Timothy Wild reviews the autobiography of Guy Scott, Adventures in Zambian Politics: A Story in Black and White....

#BookClub: Rural Democracy – Elections and Development in Africa

In the latest in our popular #bookclub feature, Robin Harding shares the key insights of his important and path-breaking book Rural Democracy. How have African...

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...

Negotiating public services: State, society and governance in the Congo

How are public services delivered in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a country which is largely known for the absence, and fragility of...

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...

Why it is time to take “Young Africa” seriously

From being a ‘dark continent’ to a ‘rising continent’ and anything in between, Africa is misunderstood? Drawing insights from his thought-provoking new book, The...

Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria

Is Pentecostalism appropriating state power in Nigeria? Ebenezer Obadare, author of Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria responds to...

Book Club: Fighting for Peace in Somalia

In the latest of our popular #BookClub feature, Paul Williams shares the key lessons of his important new book, and argues that fighting without...

Is presidentialism a bad thing?

Many people have argued that presidentialism could be a bad thing for democracy and that a parliamentary model would be better. But early predictions...