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Uganda: time to go to the polls

Political instability in Africa can be triggered by a variety of factors. One of such factors is represented, sadly, by…

New Issue of the Newsletter of African Politics and Policy

http://www.africanpoliticsandpolicy.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/APP_Newsletter_eleventh_issue.pdf You may also be interested in: Mozambique: is democratic rule about to end? Mozambique: clashes between government forces and…

Mozambique: is democratic rule about to end?

The political instability that Africa experienced in 2015 did not have a terribly devastating efffect on democratic rule in the…

Cameroon: Humanitarian Response Plan launched

With the launch of the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan, a concrete step was taken toward alleviating the suffering of both¬†…

The Importance of Women in Parliament: Evidence from Africa

In 2013, Pelizzo and Stapenhurst noted in their Parliamentary Oversight Tools that the effectiveness with which legislatures perform their oversight…

Mozambique: Chinese degree course launched

In previous posts we have¬†documented China’s greater involvement in African affairs (http://www.africanpoliticsandpolicy.com/?cat=248), which is testified by the agreements with South…

Instability is the problem

As we suggested in some previous posts and in the editorial of the latest newsletter (http://www.africanpoliticsandpolicy.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/APP_Newsletter_tenth_issue.pdf), political instability, either due…

Mozambique: clashes between government forces and opposition

Towards the end of 2015, we noted that there was every reason to be less optimistic about governance in Africa….

Burundi: general and former defence minister plead guilty to coup attempt

Former minister of defence pleaded guilty to attempting to stage a coup. The former ministers and the other defendants claimed…

South Sudan: rebels appointed to parliament

In a move that was meant to facilitate the reconciliation between the government and the rebel movement, 50 rebels, jailed…

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