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Professor Attahiru Jega on election management and democracy in Nigeria

This long form interview with former INEC Chairman Professor Attahiru Jega reflects on election management and the state of democracy in Nigeria

Dagens Næringsliv, 2 October 2017

ARI Policy Researcher, Jamie Hitchen spoke to Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv about the forthcoming elections in Liberia. 

Reforming Nigeria from within

Drawing on experience of working within Nigeria’s political system, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, puts forward some ideas for reform.

The Code of Conduct Act and Liberia’s 2017 election

Ahead of Liberia's 2017 elections some provisions of the 2014 Code of Conduct Act are proving particularly controversial. Ibrahim Al-Bakri Nyei explains why.

World Politics Review, 10 August 2016

Nick Branson, Senior Researcher, was quoted on the absence of policy debates in Zambia’s election campaign and lingering questions over the credibility of a newly-established constitutional court responsible for hearing electoral petitions.

Ending poverty in Ghana: the role for agriculture

Maud Martei and Sandra Kwayisi assess the considerable opportunities for poverty reduction offered by the development of Ghana's agriculture sector

Museveni’s wrong obsessions

Ramathan Ggoobi seeks to explain why Uganda’s economic progress is being limited by the ‘wrong obsessions’ of President Museveni.