Sixty years after Independence, Uganda’s transition to genuine democracy has stalled

Sixty years ago, on the 9 of October 1962, Uganda’s first Prime Minister Dr. Apolo Milton Obote made these remarks in his...

What next for Kenya after the 2022 general elections?

What does William Ruto's victory in the 2022 general elections mean for Kenya? Is Kenyan democracy stronger after the Supreme Court's verdict?...

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...

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...

#KenyaDecides2022: Read the Special Issue of the Continent!

Kenya goes to the polls today in its seventh election since the reintroduction of multiparty politics in 2022. To mark the occasion,...
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...

WATCH! The importance of ideologies and ideas in Africa – IDAP...

Check out the brilliant round table on the importance of ideologies and ideas in Africa. https://youtu.be/iWHxNa8DePQ

The Return of the Islamist Regime in Sudan?

Shortly after the 1989 coup that brought Sudan’s former dictator, al-Bashir, to power, the Islamist movement became a key political authority in...

UPCOMING WEBINAR: African MPs: Out of touch elites or put upon...

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

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...