By Tony Roberts via TheConversation Governments around the world use surveillance technology to monitor external threats to national security. Some African governments are also spending vast sums on mass surveillance... read more →
Paul Whiteley, University of Essex In a comprehensive analysis of news consumption across the globe, a recent report by Reuters concluded that “interest in news continues to decline, fuelling disengagement... read more →
Liberians are voting on Tuesday in presidential and parliamentary elections. Nineteen candidates are hoping to replace the incumbent, former football star George Weah, who is seeking a second term. The... read more →
West Africa's regional bloc, ECOWAS has demanded a shorter transition period from military rule to democracy in the Republic of Niger.
With Afrobarometer showing that only half of all Namibians surveyed in 2021/22 are satisfied with the functioning of democracy, we spoke to IPPR Director Graham Hopwood to find out what... read more →
“Democratic governance in Africa is facing severe headwinds, particularly at the level of supply,” Afrobarometer (www.Afrobarometer.org) board chair E. Gyimah-Boadi warned Thursday at a conference in Accra organised by the... read more →