What’s the biggest impediment to good governance in sub-Saharan #Africa? Entrenched presidents and political parties with authoritarian tendencies, says @gyimahboadi @afrobarometer in our new Big Question. Four other experts weigh in: https://t.co/gHUTCmKUh5 https://t.co/l5cI25uOj2
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The International Forum for Democratic Studies asked five leading experts their opinion on the single biggest challenge to good governance in sub-Saharan Africa.
The July 2019 issue of the Journal of Democracy features a cluster of six articles examining recent political trends in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Sharp Power: Rising Authoritarian Influence
Case studies in four young democracies examine how authoritarian governments are leveraging and repurposing traditional "soft power" tools into corrosive "sharp power."READ MORE
Journal of Democracy
The July 2019 issue of the Journal of Democracy features a set of 6 articles examining recent political trends in sub-Saharan Africa.READ MORE