Credit: Royal African Society

Britain’s new relationship with Africa?

On 2 November, the Royal African Society marked its 120th Anniversary with a celebration of Creative Africa at The Shard in London. It...

#BookClub. Democracy Under Pressure: Where do we go from here?

There is an increasing mood of pessimism, or even alarm, about the fragile state of our world today. We have climate change that...

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...

The impact of poor governance on support for democracy: A reflection...

Historically, the societal landscape of South Africa has been defined by polarisation across the lines of race, income, and class. Under the...
Sishuwa Sishuwa chairs the debate

WATCH: African MPs – Out of touch elites or put upon...

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

New! Democracy Essay Prize for South African Students

In an effort to encourage the study of democracy by African students and academics, the Centre for Research on Democracy (CREDO) at...

WATCH! The importance of ideologies and ideas in Africa – IDAP...

Check out the brilliant round table on the importance of ideologies and ideas in Africa. https://youtu.be/iWHxNa8DePQ

Reflections on Democracy in South Africa

South Africa has always been on my mind. I published my first article about South Africa in 1986 – a piece very...

IDAP Launch Event! The importance of ideas and ideologies in Africa...

The importance of ideas & ideologies in Africa 19 JULY 2022 4:00 PM UK/Nigeria, 5:00PM...

WATCH! Webinar on Judicial Politics and the Balance of Power is...

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