#BookClub: Dissidents and Democracy in Africa

Any article proposing possible ways to create durable and equitable democracies in Africa should be humble in its goals. A cursory glance...

Fleeting glory in a wasteland: Wealth, politics, and autonomy in Northern...

Judith Scheele and Julien Brachet tell us about their research in Northern Chad. This work asks how we can understand ideas and practices of...

#IIAG: African governments must get the basics right

Luisa Porritt shares and explores with us some of the big issues tackled at this week's conversation on the 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance,...

Imagining a different form of external support in Libya

Dr Mediel Hove argues that there is a role for external actors in Libya but it should be driven by the African Union and...

Unfinished Revolutions: Libya and Tunisia five years on

As part of our series on the Arab Spring five years on, Ibrahim Fraihat reflects on the experiences of Tunisia and Libya. This blog is drawn...

Should the Arab Spring Become a Turkish Summer?

In the wake of the Arab Spring, there has been an avalanche of analysis trying to delineate what its causes were and its consequences...