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...

WATCH NOW! Kenyan Election Night Special Show!

Will the Kenyan Elections 2022 lead to change? Check out our show, which was broadcast live from Nairobi (please...

The Voices from ‘Ground Zero’ Report on Cameroon’s Anglophone Conflict: Interrogating...

Cameroon has experienced a pronounced political crisis known as the “Anglophone” conflict for over six years. The recently published "Voices from Ground...

The False Tradeoff: Revisiting the Democracy vs Security Paradigm in Africa

You would not know it from the news, but sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing its worst surge of political violence in more than...

Meet the new DiA team!

DiA is proud to unveil a new team, blending great journalists and brilliant researchers to generate the best possible combination of analysis,...
Youth artist Rousno calls for more education and human rights for children. 2012

Bad Education: The Politics of Fake Degrees in Sierra Leone

On the 26th March 2022, Dominion Christian University (DCU) located in Waterloo, Sierra Leone was seen in a video conferring fake honorary...
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki

A Portrait: Isaias Afwerki, The Man & The Dictator

Following a series of interviews with former colleagues, this is an attempt to profile one of Africa's most reclusive and authoritarian leaders....

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"...