Gender quotas and women’s representation in African parliaments

In this blog, Dr Gretchen Bauer focuses in on gender quotas in Africa, and asks what the impact of increasing women in parliament has been....

Events in Lesotho point to poor prospects for political stability

In this latest article on Lesotho, Roger Southall explains why Lesotho is at risk of military involvement in its politics as persistent political bickering...

Compassion vs. coercion: Protecting lives & enhancing legitimacy in COVID-19 Africa

As cases of coronavirus rise across Africa, there is growing recognition that the pandemic could evolve into a crisis not just of health and...

The perilous state of national reforms in Lesotho

Lesotho’s national reform process is in danger of collapse. Moletsane Monyake explains why a combination of political elites’ contestation for power and control of...