What Google Search Data can Tell us About COVID-19 in Tanzania

COVID-19 is once again a major concern for Tanzanians. In recent weeks, religious groups have spoken out about the number of priests...

Adapting to climate change while combatting COVID-19 in East Africa

The race to contain the COVID-19 pandemic comes against the backdrop of the worldwide need to adapt to climate change, which remains...

DiA & The Continent: Latest 14 November issue!

All of us at Democracy in Africa are thrilled to announce that we have joined The Continent, the brilliant new venture from Simon Allison...

Major Event on Promoting Women and Youth Political Participation and Representation!

We at Democracy in Africa are delighted to be teaming up with the Winihin Jemide Series to host a special event on...

“My contribution offended them”: Inclusion and exclusion in Kenya’s Participatory Budgeting

The new Kenyan constitution introduced in 2010 required the 47 newly created county governments - each with its own directly elected governors, senators, and...

Why some Anti-Corruption Campaigns do More Harm than Good

Donors and civil society groups spend tens of millions of dollars every year trying to combat corruption. They do it because corruption has been...

Preventing COVID-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in Africa

In the last several months, COVID-19 has taken up nearly every news headline in nearly every country in the world. The health impact, testing,...

Betting on the future: Why Nigeria’s response to COVID19 is a...

Five months after the first case of COVID-19 was discovered, Nigeria stands at a critical juncture. Global border closures, OPEC disagreements, and shifting sands...

Why COVID19 is exacerbating educational inequalities in Kenya

For Kenya's already fragile education system, the coronavirus pandemic has generate unprecedented challenges for the government, students, and parents. These have already exposed some...

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...