#Book Club: Repression, Polarization, and the Arab Spring 10 Years On

In December 2010, protests that would serve as the catalyst for the Arab Spring uprisings began in Sidi Bou Zid, a small...

#BookClub: Power and the Presidency in Kenya

In the latest in our popular #BookClub feature, Anaïs Angelo reveals the most significant lessons of her fascinating new book Power and the Presidency:...

#BookClub: East Africa After Liberation

In the latest in our popular #BookClub feature, Jonathan Fisher reveals the most significant lessons of  his important new book East Africa After Liberation. To...

#BookClub: The Crisis of Democracy in Zambia

In the latest in our popular #BookClub feature, Tinenenji Banda, Marja Hinfelaar, O'Brien Kaaba and Muna Ndulo use their important new book Democracy and Electoral Politics...

#BookClub: Building peace out of diversity and violence

A potent issue in designing institutions to address violent conflict is whether such institutions should explicitly recognize or avoid reference to ethnic identities.  Conflicts...

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...

#BookClub: Debating Democracy – Nigerian Salafis and Boko Haram Twenty Years...

In the latest in our popular #BookClub feature, Jacob Zenn discusses the most important findings of his important new book, Unmasking Boko Haram, Exploring...
Adventures in Zambian Politics: A Story in Black and White

#BookClub: A review of Guy Scott’s Autobiography

As part of our popular #BookClub series, Timothy Wild reviews the autobiography of Guy Scott, Adventures in Zambian Politics: A Story in Black and White....

#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...

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...