Sport for development

Sport for development and peace: can football prevent violence in the...

The relationship between sport and politics is receiving increasing attention from researchers and practitioners in Africa and beyond. Here, Sam Dilliway explores the case...

Exclusive: Transcript of Head to Head with Odinga

Democracy in Africa's very own Nic Cheeseman was part of the panel that interviewed the former Kenyan Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, for Al Jazeera's flagship...

Securitisation on parade: Ruto and the response to Garissa

Our Co-editor SJ Cooper-Knock explores Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto's speech in Nyeri on Saturday, and asks what the country could and should do...

ICC Charge 4 of 6 Kenyan Suspects

A pre-trial chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced that only four of the six Kenyans suspected of involvement in the violence...

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...

Are newspapers on their way out?

With a new series on media and democracy in the pipeline at DiA, our co-editor ponders the future of newspapers in Kenya and beyond. The...

The moral economy of elections in Africa

Livestream the lecture by Professors Nic Cheeseman, Gabrielle Lynch and Justin Willis from the British Academy at 6:00pm UK time today (Tuesday 13 June),...

Kenya’s Election 2013: an eye on the Rift Valley

Controversy surrounding the Kenyan elections of late 2007 resulted in an outbreak of civil conflict that undermined political order and national identity. In the...

Why Kenya’s Supreme Court Can’t Solve the Country’s Electoral Crisis

DiA's Nic Cheeseman, Gabrielle Lynch and Justin Willis look at Kenya's judiciary and explore the impact of their nullification of the election of 8...

EVENT! Decoding #Digital Democracy in Africa round table & launch

DiA is delighted to be partnering with the Digital Civil Society Lab of Stanford University to hold a major event on Decoding...