UPCOMING WEBINAR! Judicial politics & the balance of power in Southern...

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

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...

DEMOCRACY CAPTURE & THE SHADOW STATE IN AFRICA – DOWNLOAD THE...

On World Democracy Day, 15 September 2021, the Centre for Democratic Development and Democracy in Africa will join forces to release two...

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...

Why Democracy and Authoritarianism Are Both on the Rise in Africa

DiA's own Nic Cheeseman looks at the trends in democracy and authoritarianism in Africa over the last few years, and identifies an increasingly divided...

The Impact of COVID19 on Food Security in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all sectors of economies globally. Here in Africa, the crisis has drastically impacted food security. Supply chains, food and...

Campaign shows that political tectonic plates are shifting in Mozambique

David Matsinhe gives a solid analysis of shifts in political power dynamics in Mozambique, the violence-ridden election and the lost hope for a free...

Africans want consensual democracy – why is that reality so hard...

It has become common to argue that most Africans are not that committed to democracy. Commentators often suggest that Africans care more...
The Continent Issue 3

The Continent – brilliant free African journalism

The Continent is a brilliant new venture from Simon Allison and the team at Mail&Guardian. It brings together fantastic writing from African journalists across...

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...