Tag Archives: corruption

Deconstructing the Magufuli miracle in Tanzania 

Our co-editor Nic Cheeseman takes a look at the rise and rule of Magufuli in Tanzania. He argues that his successes as a populist leader are likely to be short-lived, and the costs to democracy and development are likely to be great. This piece is drawn from Nic’s regular column for the Daily Nation.

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Producing certificates of origin and negotiating the state in Nigeria


Laurent Fourchard tells us about his research into certificates of origin in Nigeria, and explains why talk of ‘corruption’ does not get us far in exploring the politics and processes that surround them. Laurent is a is a senior researcher with the French Foundation of Political Science (FNSP) at the research institute ‘Les Afriques dans le […]

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President Kenyatta’s Anti-Corruption Drive Falters

Editor: Nic Cheeseman

Nic Cheeseman updates us on recent developments in Kenya, which have left commentators pessimistic about Kenyatta’s early push to eliminate corruption.

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Corruption and Democracy in Angola

On April 1, 2011, the National Assembly of Angola voted for a bill that criminalizes the use of the internet and mobile phones to send information, photographs, or text messages without the prior written consent ofthose mentioned in the contents. The “Law to Combat Crime in the Area of Information and Communication Technologies and of […]

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