Ethnic quotas and the resilience of power-sharing in Burundi

While ethnic power-sharing has been an enduring institutional feature of Burundian politics over the last two decades, key political and military leaders...
CREDIT: https://jlia.co.za/blog/how-you-can-lose-citizenship-in-south-africa/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-you-can-lose-citizenship-in-south-africa

Creating Belonging or Ruling by Exclusion? Politics, Citizenship and African Governance

Citizenship is and has always been a complicated and multi-faceted concept. Across African contexts, as a recent IDAP webinar reiterated, this complexity...

“Muhoozi talk” and the future of Uganda

On 2 December, after a fortnight of silence, Muhoozi Kainerugaba started tweeting again. The National Resistance Movement (NRM), he wrote, “is probably...

The Irony of La Francophonie

As the Summit of La Francophonie begins in Djerba in Tunisia, the organization and the francophone world it represents are faced with...

WATCH: The Political Thought of the Philosopher Kings – with follow...

Check out the latest IDAP event on the political thought of Senghor, Nyerere, Nkrumah, Keïta, Houphouët-Boigny, Kenyatta, Kaunda, Azikiwe, Cabral ... and...

How committed is Zambia’s new government to achieving gender equality?

In August 2021, Zambia’s opposition party, under the leadership of Hakainde Hichilema, secured a historic victory over the authoritarian ruling party. In...

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...