At least 6 sub-Saharan African nations are due to hold presidential or parliamentary elections in 2017. Check out the expert briefings, articles and other material on our interactive elections resource.
Join our panel as they reflect on the delayed and controversial elections in Somalia, look ahead to a new dispensation in Liberia, analyse the recent democratic transition in Ghana and discuss women’s representation in politics.
Dr Bala Mohammed Liman argues that the political elite in Kaduna often pushes the idea that differences are what make Nigeria great, but government actions and policies are usually more divisive than unifying.
Land remains an emotive fault line in South Africa. This Briefing Note examines the ANC's record on land reform, outlines the winners and losers under the current dispensation, and offers a series of policy provocations.