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2017: Elections in Africa ARI's interactive election resource

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.
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The State of Democracy in Africa 30 January 2017

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.
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Co-option and cabinets in Uganda by Michael Mutyaba

Michael Mutyaba looks at the tactic of opposition co-option in Uganda; a strategy that has been continuously used by the NRM since it came to power in 1986
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Who Really Governs Urban Ghana? by Mohammed Awal and Jeffrey Paller

Slums play a central role in Ghanaian politics. The way that they are really governed, how “hidden” informal networks interact with formal politics, and how citizens hold their leaders to account, are too often overlooked.