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Good Democracies Make the Elites Compete for the People’s Votes

by Salvatore Babones   When the United States goes to the polls next week for the midterm Congressional elections, the…

Democracy in the developing word – Tanzania

A lot of thoughts about democracy have been pondering in my head lately. Being born and raised in a developing…

FUTURE POPULATION AND POLITICAL INSTABILITY RISK TRENDS IN AFRICA

This seminar examines the impact of population trends and risk factors for political instability on Africa’s long-term future PRETORIA, South…

Open Government Partnership – Promoting Democracy Amid Global Turmoil

“Over 2,000 representatives of civil society, government and the tech community from 70 countries gathered in a park on top…

Party System Change and the quality of democracy in East Africa

This article explores in greater detail the nexus between party system change and democratic qualities. In doing so, we do…

Authoritarian drift for African democracies

“There is mounting concern in Africa about a lack of leadership as well as an increasing trend of hard-won democratic…

Democracy is declining in East Africa

“The forum for East Africa Civil Society Organisations has accused EAC partner states of going against the African Charter on…

Party System Change and the Quality of democracy in East Africa

This article explores in greater detail the nexus between party system change and democratic qualities. In doing so, we do…

Mo Ibrahim deserves an award

“Mo Ibrahim deserves recognition for his pioneering work to strengthen democracy in Africa” http://allafrica.com/stories/201805070607.html You may also be interested in:…

Freedom of speech in East Africa

President Museveni, the Gift of God, and his government introduced a tax on the internet and the use of social…

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