The Impact of Chinese digital neocolonialism on human rights and civil...

Far from being liberating and spurring on democracy and human rights, Chinese digital technology has become an indispensable tool for state censorship...

Amidst the political crisis in eSwatini, women fight for equality

On 12 April 1973 a new baby democracy was stillborn by the banning of political parties and the imposition of the “Tikhundla”...

How NOT to rig an election: Zambia’s dodgy opinion poll

Opinion polls play an important role in elections. They don't just tell us who might win - they may also create "bandwagoning"...

The Legacy of UNAMID and the Future of Hybrid Peacekeeping Missions

The 13-year-old African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur – known as UNAMID – officially ended on December 31, 2020 and is...

NEW SHOW! HOW PR AND LOBBY GROUPS SANITISE DICTATORS

Our sister webinar, the Resistance Bureau has just announced an amazing new show: Resisting the Whitewash: The Role of PR and Lobby...

Call for Papers: Foreign aid withdrawals and suspensions: Why, when, and...

Political and/or fiscal infractions by foreign aid recipients raise the question of whether aid should be suspended or withdrawn as punishment for...

LIVE SHOW: Democratic Decline West Africa

The next show of our amazing sister podcast/discussion space the Resistance Bureau is on Resisting Democratic Decline in West Africa, with an...

African Youth in Focus: Realizing the African Union’s politics of November

After two decades of an academic and policy focus on the demographic “challenges” prompted by a growing youth population in Africa, young...

What we do (not) know about Internet shutdowns in Africa

Internet shutdowns in Africa have become the new normal. In 2019, at least 10 African countries blocked access to the internet, constituting...

How to ensure digital access to information in Africa

The right to access information and by extension the right to Internet and Internet-based information is today recognised as key for open...