Political culture, strong institutions and electoral transition in the Democratic Republic...

Monte McMurchy underscores the importance of meaningful civic engagement for a vibrant and meaningful democracy in the Democratic Republic of Congo. *** With over a year...

President Mnangagwa makes his electoral play for international legitimacy

With a date now set for the Zimbabwean election, Nicole Beardsworth assesses President Mnangagwa's bid, the prospects of free and fair elections and what...

The election that no one won

DiA's Nic Cheeseman reviews the latest Kenyan election on 26th October, explains why this is one poll in which on one emerged a winner,...

Debate: Democracy vs. Authoritarianism in Africa

DiA's Nic Cheeseman went on the BBC's News Day programme to talk about his new book Authoritarian Africa. But the interview quickly evolved into...

What are the prospects for violence as Kenya’s elections approach?

DiA Editor Nic Cheeseman speaks to Bright Blue about the forthcoming general elections in Kenya, and whether we are likely to see a repeat of...

How can we make sure that IDPs can participate in elections...

This article explores the rights, barriers, and opportunities for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to vote within the prism of extant electoral policies...

The most interesting election in Namibia since independence?

Namibia’s one-party dominant political system is under threat. Having dominated the political scene since the reintroduction of multiparty politics, the ruling party only just...

Kenyan Election 2022: What next after the Supreme Court verdict?

Democracy in Africa is delighted to announce the fifth joint webinar with the fantastic Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa of...

Malawi Court Nullifies Presidential Election! Full summary of the judgement

The Malawian Constitutional Court is set to deliver its verdict at 9:00am (GMT+2, so 7:00am GMT) on Monday 3 February. Talking to both sides,...

The coming crisis in Uganda

For our Friday read, Moses Khisa discusses the coming political crisis in Uganda, and what the future has in story for President Yoweri Museveni,...