Tag Archives: women in african politics

Why the quality of democracy matters for women’s rights in democratising states

Denise Walsh

This week, we build on our successful gender and politics series by sharing two blogs that provide additional angles on key issues in the field. We start with an article by Denise Walsh, which uses the cases of Chile and South Africa to highlight the ground that women can gain by organising early and gaining […]

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Sata Wins! Opposition Secures Rare Victory in Zambia

Opposition leader Michael Sata has won the Zambian presidential election at the fourth time of asking.   This makes Zambia one of the only countries in Africa to have had two transfers of power, along with Benin, Cape Verde, Ghana, Madagascar, and Mauritius.  The parliamentary results have yet to be released. King Cobra has won at […]

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