Africa: Talks Promote Democracy, Civil Society Amid Global Turmoil
Democracy, liberalism and civil society are under attack from authoritarian leaders worldwide, but their supporters are working hard to ensure they remain embedded in their… Read more »
Africa: New Leaders Revive Process to Improve Governance, But More Work Needed
In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceañera , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa's most important… Read more »
November 07, 2017
Kenya: Kenya - Counting the Cost of Political Brinkmanship
As the dust settles on Kenya's divisive repeat elections, there is an understandable urge to move forward, to return to a sense of normalcy. Kenya is, after all, the most vibrant… Read more »
November 15, 2016
Tanzania: Will New Constitution Protect Women's Rights?
Tanzania's current legal framework has failed to address women's rights and gender equality due to the prolonged and continued existence of forced child marriages, killings of… Read more »
September 06, 2016
Africa: New Life for African Governance Peer Reviews?
The African Peer Review Mechanism - the continent's home-grown governance assessment and promotion tool - seems to be slowly turning its fortunes around. Read more »
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