Africa: A Tale of Two Elections - Mali and Zimbabwe at the Crossroads
By the whims of the calendar, back-to-back elections in Mali (July 29) and Zimbabwe (July 30) potentially could change the political landscapes in the Sahel and Southern Africa. Read more »
Africa: Mo Ibrahim Deserves a Democracy Award Himself
As Mo Ibrahim rounded the corner to the Radisson elevator on his way to the democracy award ceremony, I greeted him and declared that the Africanist community should give him an… Read more »
September 14, 2017
Africa: Lessons To Be Learned from Kenya As Liberia Prepares to Vote
The Kenyan Supreme Court's monumental decision on 1 September to annul the presidential election and order a new poll in two months time is reverberating through the continent. But… Read more »
December 01, 2016
Africa: The Art of the Deal - President Trump as 'Mr. Africa'
President-elect Trump’s early personnel choices prompted questions about his pledges to have an open and inclusive administration. Chief Advisor Steve Bannon’s… Read more »
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