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...

INTERVIEW! Whistleblowers: Angels, Villains, Or Bloody Fools?

DiA is pleased to announce a new collaboration with long-term reader and friend of the website, Stephen Kamugasa, whose interviews and podcasts...

The impact of poor governance on support for democracy: A reflection...

Historically, the societal landscape of South Africa has been defined by polarisation across the lines of race, income, and class. Under the...

Angola’s 2022 election: The more things change the more they stay...

Angolans go to the polls on 24 August to vote in parliamentary elections. The leader of the party with the most seats in...

Sexual exploitation by UN peacekeepers in DRC: the impact on fatherless...

"My father left my mother while she was pregnant – she gave birth when he had already left. People call me “daughter...

Fact checking claims of rigging in Kenya’s 2022 presidential election +...

Note: this is a copy of @fromagehomme's Twitter thread here. For official fact checking organisations see @AfricaCheck_KE, @BBCFactCheck, @pigafirimbi and @debunkdotmedia. For...
Sishuwa Sishuwa chairs the debate

WATCH: African MPs – Out of touch elites or put upon...

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

The Game Before The Game: The Ekiti and Osun Gubernatorial Elections...

Nigeria elects a governor every year. This is because several states have seen their leaders removed via judicial processes that are increasingly...

Reflections on Democracy in South Africa

South Africa has always been on my mind. I published my first article about South Africa in 1986 – a piece very...

What can we learn about political polarisation from Kenya and Taiwan?

Political polarization is one of the main factors which play a role in driving political behavior. While an inclusive and diverse society...