democracy

 
Raising the public voice
Raising the public voice
It is often thought that members of the public don’t have a voice; that the opinions and ideals of those who live in South Africa do not...
100 Years of the Mandela effect
100 Years of the Mandela effect
A critical thinking forum unpacking Nelson Mandela’s legacy took place at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Tuesday, 26 June 2018, in...
When will Google defend democracy?
When will Google defend democracy?
As the 2018 midterm elections approach in the US, Google’s power to influence undecided...
Educate for democracy in Africa
Educate for democracy in Africa
Throughout history, humans told stories to make sense of and give meaning to who they are and what they might become. Africa has always been a...
Tanzania’s latest clampdown takes decades of repression to new lows
Tanzania’s latest clampdown takes decades of repression to new lows
The United Republic of Tanzania has just turned...
Rwanda can’t achieve reconciliation without fixing its democracy
Rwanda can’t achieve reconciliation without fixing its democracy
This month Rwanda marks 24 years since the genocide that left almost...
African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think
African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think
Africa is often imagined to be a place in which presidents can do whatever...
Egypt anoints a new pharaoh
Egypt anoints a new pharaoh
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After Mugabe, could King Mswati be the next strongman to fall?
After Mugabe, could King Mswati be the next strongman to fall?
In the wake of Robert Mugabe’s fall from grace, commentators are rushing to ask: Which long-term African leader is next in line to hit the dust?...
Leaders abuse governance to control citizens
Leaders abuse governance to control citizens
Many African countries since independence from colonialism have operated under multiple systems of governance: the country’s formal institutions,...
Africa leads the way in election technology, but there’s a long way to go
Africa leads the way in election technology, but there’s a long way to go
Kenya’s recently annulled elections will soon be re-run, but the long-term questions they raised about election management are still...
Daring to be black in a white space
Daring to be black in a white space
Speaking about South Africa’s transition to democracy on her Jacaranda FM radio show earlier this month, Tumi Morake said: “It’s like a child...

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