Tag Archives: Jean Benoit Falisse

2016: Reflecting back, looking forward


Nic Cheeseman, Henry Mang and JB Falisse join SJ Cooper-Knock to talk through some of the big developments in African politics over 2016, and the questions that remain for the coming year.

Posted in african democracy | Also tagged , | 1 Response

Filmmaker Dupont on her new film ‘Demokarasi’


In ‘Demokarasi’, CBC journalist and filmmaker Marie-Claude Dupont looks back at the Burundi post-civil war 2010 elections. The plot is already known; the ruling party CNDD-FDD, heir of the main former Hutu rebel movement, will remain in place and its main contenders will soon leave the democratic debate. ‘Demokarasi’ is a story of broken hopes […]

Posted in Burundi, In Their Own Words | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Burundi at 50: back to a one-party state?

Burundi at 50

As Burundi celebrates half a century of independence, we hear from a researcher in the country who shares their opinion on the state of the nation in Burundi and the prospects for a democratic future… Last July, Burundi celebrated the golden jubilee of its independence from Belgium. In the streets of the capital city Bujumbura, […]

Posted in Burundi, Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment
  • Subscribe to the DiA Newsletter