Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba Official Photo

The ‘Muhoozi Project’ in Uganda: Testing the water or preparing the...

A particularly intense and visible campaign has been taking place in Uganda over the last few months to promote Muhoozi Kainerugaba –...

UPCOMING WEBINAR! Judicial politics & the balance of power in Southern...

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

Africa Day 2022: Time to Take Stock

No one who stood in one of the long snaking queues outside polling stations on 27 April 1994 will ever forget the...

State Capture in South Africa: Was the Zondo Commission worth it?

South Africa’s judicial commission into state capture, known as the Zondo Commission, recently handed over the fourth part...
Youth artist Rousno calls for more education and human rights for children. 2012

Bad Education: The Politics of Fake Degrees in Sierra Leone

On the 26th March 2022, Dominion Christian University (DCU) located in Waterloo, Sierra Leone was seen in a video conferring fake honorary...

VIDEO: Traditional Leaders and Democracy in Africa – WATCH NOW!

Watch the inaugural joint webinar of the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at the University of Cape Town...

NEW SEMINAR SERIES WITH IDCPPA: Join us for a webinar on...

Democracy in Africa is delighted to be joining forces with the fantastic Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa of...

Why South Africa’s electoral reforms are neither inclusive nor fair

In June, 2020 the Constitutional Court in South Africa ruled in favour of the applicants, the New Nation Movement NPC and others,...

Unpacking Judicial Bias in Africa

Confidence in courts is unsteady in Africa. Recent Afrobarometer polls reveal largely negative perceptions of the judiciary and growing levels of public...

Protecting women during elections in Malawi

Do male leaders, who so often profess a commitment to gender equality (for example here and here), believe in it? A study by...