A Response to Ken Opalo: Lessons to be learned or over-thinking...

In this post, Washington M. Osiro responds to Ken Opalo's thought provoking and popular post on Policy Lessons From COVID-19 in Africa, which you can...

New Online Seminar Series! New Developments in Democracy in Africa

Democracy in Africa is excited to launch a new venture - our very own seminar series, New Developments in Democracy in Africa.

Women politicians in Africa face huge odds but can make a...

Africa sees some of the highest rates of female political participation in the world in countries like Rwanda, but also some of the lowest...

Introducing The Resistance Bureau!

Democracy in Africa is excited and proud to be part of an exciting new podcast designed to generate robust discussion on some of the most...

Need feedback on your chapter or article? We can help …

Here at DiA we know that many people are too busy fighting the corona virus and dealing with the impact on their families to...

All new and updated Decolonizing the University reading list!

We have comprehensively updated our Decolonizing the University: African Politics Reading List with recent publications and your suggestions. Thank you! You can find the...

#BookClub: Rural Democracy – Elections and Development in Africa

In the latest in our popular #bookclub feature, Robin Harding shares the key insights of his important and path-breaking book Rural Democracy. How have African...

DiA & The Continent: Latest 14 November issue!

All of us at Democracy in Africa are thrilled to announce that we have joined The Continent, the brilliant new venture from Simon Allison...

The Impact of COVID19 on Food Security in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all sectors of economies globally. Here in Africa, the crisis has drastically impacted food security. Supply chains, food and...

How can we make research in the “Global South” more ethical?

How to ethically conduct research in what is often called the Global South has become an increasingly controversial topic. Even terms such as "fieldwork"...