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African Agenda Vol. 22.1

A record seventeen African countries are gearing up for elections from local, legislative to presidential this year after a couple of decades of multi-party democracy on the continent. Is it time to re-look at democratic practice in Africa and...

African elections: plus ça change

A record seventeen African countries are gearing up for elections from local, legislative to presidential this year after a couple of decades of multi-party democracy on the continent. Is it time to re-look at democratic practice in Africa and...

Nigeria’s bumpy road to democracy

Africa’s most populated country, Nigeria, after some 20 years of democratic governance, has just gone through another cycle of elections, with all kinds of challenges, writes *Chido Onumah. Nigeria’s much-anticipated presidential election took place on Saturday, February 23, 2019,...

Trade Wars: The Pain and the Gain

With trade wars topping the news agenda, who’s feeling the pain and who’s seeing gains? And what does the ongoing wrangling mean for developing countries? Amid tit for tat tariff hikes between the United States and China, trade is...