Why some Anti-Corruption Campaigns do More Harm than Good

Donors and civil society groups spend tens of millions of dollars every year trying to combat corruption. They do it because corruption has been...

Resistance Bureau! Next live show 22 July! Sign up!

As the terrible abduction of journalist Hopewell Chin'ono in Zimbabwe demonstrates, free speech and civil liberties are under threat in Africa during the pandemic. The...

Jobs and Scholarships Monday!

At DiA we know how hard it can be to find that next job or scholarship, especially in a COVID world. So we are...

Watch the first show of the Resistance Bureau now!

The launch event of the Resistance Bureau has been making headlines around the world. You can now watch the video on Facebook as Bobi Wine,...

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...

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...

Celebrating Africa Day With A New Encyclopedia of African Politics!

Africa Day celebrates the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity in 1963. It’s all about recognising, as the First Congress of Independent African...

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! DIA May Newsletter – all the corona coverage + more!

Democracy in Africa is excited to share our March newsletter which features the best of the writing on the response of African governments to...

Compassion vs. coercion: Protecting lives & enhancing legitimacy in COVID-19 Africa

As cases of coronavirus rise across Africa, there is growing recognition that the pandemic could evolve into a crisis not just of health and...