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Educating future leaders in Nigeria by Dimeji Bankole

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
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No renaissance for Plateau State by Richard Ali

Richard Ali returns to Jos, only to find that the road to Jos is nothing like that of yesteryear for young people.
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Steady Progress? 30 years of Museveni and the NRM in Uganda

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.
BudgIT Nigeria infographics
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Citizens ‘Making Noise’: Keeping Track of Buhari’s Government

BudgIT was founded in 2011 and aims to enable Nigerian citizens and policymakers to hold government to account for revenue and expenditure decisions through analysis of public data. ARI spoke to its founder, Oluseun Onigbinde.
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Book Review: The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules & Making Change in Modern Africa

Capturing an understanding of kanju (a specific creativity born from African difficulty) is the theme that runs through Olopade’s excellent take on Africa’s informal sector, says Jamie Hitchen.
Jules Dumas Nguebou of Cameroon's Association of Booklovers Cameroon speaks toARI director Edward Paice about Participatory Budgeting
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Interview with Jules Dumas Nguebou

In this insightful and detailed interview, Jules Dumas Nguebou discusses how participatory budgeting has developed in Cameroon to ensure that local resources are effectively mobilised to meet community needs.
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Think tank recommends measures for curbing violence in run-up to Sierra Leone’s 2012 elections

In a briefing published on the 50th anniversary of Sierra Leone’s independence, Africa Research Institute examines the causes and history of electoral strife in the country. Every election since independence in 1961 has been attended by violence. Old Tricks, Young Guns: Elections...