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En lançant ses objectifs de développement durable (ODDs), l’Organisation des Nations Unies relève que la mise en oeuvre de son nouveau programme exigera la participation de « tous les pays, toutes les parties prenantes et tous les peuples », en tenant... Read more
The latest results from Afrobarometer surveys in 36 countries reveal a wide gap between the aspirations set forth in the AU policy framework and the reality of youth political engagement in Africa today. Read more
L’amélioration des conditions de vie des populations passe nécessairement par un meilleur accès aux premières nécessités et la mise en place des stratégies pouvant permettre de réduire efficacement la pauvreté. Read more
Does personal experience of bribery explain protest participation in Africa? Read more
Although Zimbabwe’s Constitution explicitly stipulates that every citizen is entitled to “freedom of the media,” press freedom has had a tenuous existence in Zimbabwe. Read more
Reform of electoral laws has been a mainstay of political discourse in Uganda for two decades. Since the issue came to the fore following the 1996 general elections, stakeholders on all sides – opposition political parties, civil-society organisations,... Read more
La majorité des Maliens jugent que leurs conditions de vie sont mauvaises, même si la pauvreté vécue par certaines couches de la population semble avoir légèrement reculée, selon la dernière enquête d’Afrobaromètre. Read more
The promulgation of Kenya’s Constitution in 2010 and the ushering in of county governments in 2013 generated high public expectations of efficient service delivery without much consideration of the complexity of such a transition in governance. Read more
Si la démocratie est fondé sur le principe que la souveraineté appartient aux citoyens, parler du fonctionnement de la démocratie au Cameroun, c’est analyser la perception que les Camerounais ont de la manière dont la démocratie est pratiquée dans leur... Read more
Fourteen years after the end of its civil war, Sierra Leone continues to struggle with weak governance, widespread poverty, and systemic corruption that undermine efforts toward sustainable development. Read more