Join the new “Ideas in African Politics” Network now!

You are invited to join a new research network study of the history and impact of African political thought. The name for...

How fighting fake news hurts free speech

Governments across the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside the mountain of related challenges, fake news has become a source...

Authoritarian Africa – Watch the Video of Fromagehomme’s new book!

DiA's very own Fromagehomme (aka Prof Nic Cheeseman) has a new book out with Dr Jonathan Fisher called Authoritarian Africa: Repression, Resistance and the...

NEW SEMINAR SERIES WITH IDCPPA: Join us for a webinar on...

Democracy in Africa is delighted to be joining forces with the fantastic Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa of...

Making sense of the coup in Burkina Faso

Another day, another coup in the Sahel. Within 12 months, Chad, Mali and Burkina Faso have all fallen under the de facto control of the military, as...

VIDEO: Traditional Leaders and Democracy in Africa – WATCH NOW!

Watch the inaugural joint webinar of the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at the University of Cape Town...