Dr Craig Moffat
Craig Moffat, PhD is the Head of Programme: Governance Delivery and Impact for Good Governance Africa. He has more than 17 years of practical experience working for government institutions and multilateral organisations. He was previously employed by the South African Foreign Service, where he worked extensively at identifying and analysing security threats towards South Africa as well as the southern Africa region. Previously, he was the political advisor for the Pretoria Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Stellenbosch University.
Uganda Election Day 2021: Summary

Uganda Election Day 2021: Summary

While we wait for the official results to be verified and released, the following will provide a summary of events that took place on election day in Uganda  Polling Stations   Most polling stations opened at 07h00 and closed at 16h00. Some polling...

Uganda Elections Tracker 2021

Uganda Elections Tracker 2021

After a year of several contested elections, the first election of 2021 on the continent takes place in Uganda. Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni is entering his 35th year in power and is the fourth longest-ruling head of state in Africa.

Malawi elections provide a global lesson in democracy

Malawi elections provide a global lesson in democracy

While outgoing US President Donald Trump has repeated tantrums at the prospect of leaving the White House, a lesson in democracy from Malawi is worth paying closer attention to. Lazarus Chakwera was inaugurated as Malawi’s sixth president on 6 July 2020 after winning...

Tanzania: Pre-election developments: October 23-26

Tanzania: Pre-election developments: October 23-26

Election Campaign Concerns Deputy Secretary General for ACT-Wazalendo for Zanzibar, Nassor Ahmed, reportedly went missing for 5 hours on Sunday (25th October) after his vehicle was hit by an unmarked car which then took him away. Leaders of ACT-Wazalendo in Zanzibar...

Tanzania Election Tracker 2020

Tanzania Election Tracker 2020

Introduction Tanzanians are heading to the polls on the 28th October. The ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party has governed Tanzania since independence in 1961, and is the second longest-ruling party in Africa. President John Magufuli swept into power in 2015 with a...

Dr Craig Moffat
Craig Moffat, PhD is the Head of Programme: Governance Delivery and Impact for Good Governance Africa. He has more than 17 years of practical experience working for government institutions and multilateral organisations. He was previously employed by the South African Foreign Service, where he worked extensively at identifying and analysing security threats towards South Africa as well as the southern Africa region. Previously, he was the political advisor for the Pretoria Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Stellenbosch University.
Uganda Election Day 2021: Summary

Uganda Election Day 2021: Summary

While we wait for the official results to be verified and released, the following will provide a summary of events that took place on election day in Uganda  Polling Stations   Most polling stations opened at 07h00 and closed at 16h00. Some polling...

Uganda Elections Tracker 2021

Uganda Elections Tracker 2021

After a year of several contested elections, the first election of 2021 on the continent takes place in Uganda. Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni is entering his 35th year in power and is the fourth longest-ruling head of state in Africa.