#IIAG: African governments must get the basics right

Luisa Porritt shares and explores with us some of the big issues tackled at this week's conversation on the 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance,...

Washington And The Inconvenient Genocide in South Sudan

The Trump and Biden administrations both declared China’s treatment of the Uighurs to be genocide. But the U.S. government has never applied...

A new programme of work: Does the 71st World Health Assembly...

Mike Kalmus Eliasz explores the challenges facing the World Health Organisation and its first ever African Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as he...

Leaving the girls behind: child soldiers in the DRC

What happens when child soldiers return home? Bill Snaddon writes about the fraught experiences of female child soldiers re-joining their families and communities in...

Free to stitch or starve: Capitalism and unfreedom in the global...

In this blog, Alessandra Mezzadri argues that whilst there has been an increased amount of attention on 'modern slavery' and forced labour in the garment...

DECOLONISATION & BLACK LIVES: LAUNCHING A NEW SERIES OF DEBATES

Democracy in Africa is proud and excited to be supporting a new series of debates and talks on Race, Decolonisation and the...

Corruption and the rule of law in Angola

Our Co-editor Nic Cheeseman shares the experience of Rafael Marques de Morais who has been facing charges in Angola, having provided an account of the corruption...

Academic Portrait: Roland Marchal at the Forefront of Research

As part of the campaign to free Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal, Didier Péclard and Sandrine Perrot reflect on his academic contribution as a leader...

#BookClub. What drives election rigging – and when citizens resist it?

In recent months it has felt like election rigging has run riot. Citizens killed, beaten and intimidated and election...

Interview with Maître Delphine Kemneloum Djiraïbé

As part of the campaign to free Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal, Marielle Debos interviews Maître Delphine Kemneloum Djiraïbé, who explains how "Roland Marchal's analysis...