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.
In 1986 Yoweri Museveni promised “fundamental change” in Uganda. Thirty years after the NRM took power, this Briefing Note considers the extent to which the promises of its ten-point programme have been fulfilled.
In November, Burkina Faso will elect a new president and parliament. Despite a period of political turmoil, Eloïse Bertrand says that the country is on the verge of completing a successful return to constitutional order.