international relations

The productive failures of biometric voting in Africa

Biometric voting is booming in Africa. Since the mid-2000s, election management bodies have increasingly turned to biometric voter registration. 28 countries on...

Authoritarianism has changed, and so should our approach to it

Authoritarianism is on the rise globally and democratic governments need to be better equipped to meet the challenges it represents, or at...

African Peace – Regional Norms from the OAU to the AU

The global order is constantly evolving, and more recent debates about the nature of this change have highlighted the ascendency of emerging...

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...

Merchants of Terror: The Counter-Terrorism Economy in Africa

Although the impact of ISIS and Al Qaeda in the Middle East is diminishing, these terrorist groups are making inroads in parts...

What Does Post-Socialist Democracy Look Like in Africa?

Between 1960 and 1992, socialist one-party states were among the most common forms of government in Africa. Rhetorically, this ideology offered leaders...

Regional political inequality in Africa can be explained by colonial era-education....

Research shows that political elites tend to favour their home region when distributing resources. But what explains how political power is distributed...

The death of Déby has exposed the limits of French influence...

Chadian President Idriss Déby has been killed. According to the official account of his death, Déby was fatally wounded while leading troops...

What Future Awaits Refugees in Kenya?

On March 23, the Kenyan government gave the UN’s refugee agency a two-week-long ultimatum to prepare a plan to close two refugee...
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Another war in the Horn? Rising tension at the Ethiopia-Sudan border

Could the Horn of Africa be set for another war? The prospects for a fresh conflict are certainly...