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...

Africa in 2017: The political road ahead

Nic Cheeseman reflects on some of the discussions emerging from the recent Royal African Society event 'Africa in 2017: Prospects and Forecasts' at the...

Preventing COVID-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in Africa

In the last several months, COVID-19 has taken up nearly every news headline in nearly every country in the world. The health impact, testing,...

IDAP Launch Event! The importance of ideas and ideologies in Africa...

The importance of ideas & ideologies in Africa 19 JULY 2022 4:00 PM UK/Nigeria, 5:00PM...

Pro-Democracy Protests in Angola

In recent weeks Angola has been rocked by protests against the MPLA government that have been violently suppressed. Here we provide a summary of...

Urgent: Support Rafael Marques

Rafael Marques, a graduate of the MSc in African Studies at Oxford, is being tried in Angola for his writing and reporting.  A brief...

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...

Leaders for a new Africa? A new ISPI Report

The Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) just published its new Africa Report – Leaders for a new Africa. Democrats, autocrats and development...

Rafael Marques free

We are delighted to share the news that all charges against Rafael Marques were dropped yesterday, and he has now been released. Rafael -...

Angola’s 2022 election: The more things change the more they stay...

Angolans go to the polls on 24 August to vote in parliamentary elections. The leader of the party with the most seats in...