ARI on TwitterARI on LinkedinARI on FacebookARI on iTunesARI RSS Feed

Africa

...

Co-option and cabinets in Uganda

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
...

Virtual collaboration: an antidote for low research output in Africa

The case for an accessible and continuously updated Pan-African database of scientific research facilities and their equipment inventories. This would boost intra-Africa collaboration and the scientific input to national development programmes.
...

Edo State’s “do and die” election

Anselm Adodo gives an overview of key issues ahead of the elections for governor in Edo state, Nigeria on 10 September.
...

Financial Times, 10 August 2016

Senior Researcher, Nick Branson, was quoted on the importance of the urban vote in deciding Zambia’s general elections.
...

African Nationalists, Democrats and Fighters: finding room for compromise in SA’s metros

South Africa's municipal elections will be the most competitive to date. The African National Congress (ANC) faces a challenge in four of the country’s eight metropolitan municipalities.
...

Land, Law and Traditional Leadership in South Africa

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.
...

Nigeria’s states: Another big headache for Buhari

Oluseun Onigbinde argues that despite missed opportunities Buhari can make up for lost time. As the man with the greatest leverage, he must lead the way in reforming Nigeria’s states.
...

Sustainable funding for Africa’s cities

Event on "Sustainable funding for Africa’s cities" with Professor Susan Parnell & Jeremy Gorelick
...

Lesotho and the limits of electoral reform

Timothy S. Rich & Vasabjit Banerjee explore the pitfalls of electoral reforms in Lesotho