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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

Event with Fadumo Dayib, Dr Robtel Neajai Pailey and Dr George Bob-Milliar on elections, democracy and women’s representation in politics
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7 things to understand about elections in Ghana By George M. Bob-Milliar and Jeffrey W. Paller

George Bob-Milliar and Jeffrey Paller outline 7 things to understand about Ghana’s elections which take place on 7 December
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South Africa’s watershed elections: Awry, the Beloved Country? by Nick Branson

This Briefing Note examines the backdrop to the municipal elections that are likely to be a watershed in South Africa’s democratic development.
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African Nationalists, Democrats and Fighters: finding room for compromise in SA’s metros By Nick Branson

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.
Democracy in Africa event ARI
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The State of Democracy in Africa

Speakers: Professor Ibrahim Lipumba (former presidential candidate, Tanzania), Nic Cheeseman (Oxford University), Vera Kwakofi (BBC Africa)
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Free and Fair? A wry look at the UK election, for our readers in Africa

For our readers in Africa we have collated 10 alarming, irreverent, acerbic, implausible and exasperated articles that look at election issues facing the UK on polling day.
What's at Stake in Tanzania's Constiututional Referendum? #Katiba #Nyerere
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What’s at stake in Tanzania’s constitutional referendum? Part III: Familiar principles, new rights and responsibilities

Part three of Nick Branson’s look at Tanzania’s proposed constitution considers how historical attachments to African socialism have been balanced with efforts to enshrine new norms and values.
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What’s at stake in Tanzania’s constitutional referendum? Part II: The president and the parliament

Part two of Nick Branson’s look at Tanzania’s proposed constitution outlines how continuity has prevailed over change in relations between the executive and legislature.
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What’s at stake in Tanzania’s constitutional referendum? Part I: One nation, two governments

The first part of Nick Branson’s look at Tanzania’s proposed constitution considers the relationship between the constituent parts of the Union ahead of a proposed referendum on 30 April 2015.
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