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Civil-military relations: An uneasy alliance

Civil-military relations: An uneasy alliance

Africa’s post-liberation legacy of toxic civil-military relations Unable to achieve their political objectives by peaceful means, African national liberation movements took up arms to compete for power militarily....

Malawi’s democratic milestone 

Malawi’s democratic milestone 

An independent judiciary and a grassroots movement give Malawians a stronger voice When Malawians went to the polls in June 2020 – for the second time in little more than a year - the election not only marked the...

Africa’s mass trauma 

Africa’s mass trauma 

Why Africans still vote for toxic post-liberation tyrants Since the end of colonialism, apartheid and white-minority regimes, many African countries appear to have had disproportionally large numbers of psychopathic,...

Rocky ride for Nigeria’s power sector

Rocky ride for Nigeria’s power sector

West Africa's powerhouse - bedevilled by infrastructural decay, corruption, inefficiency and lack of capacity   Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy in GDP terms, is one of the most underpowered countries...

A lesson in democratising energy

A lesson in democratising energy

Togo’s government wants rural communities to produce their own, affordable electricity   Africa is suffering from a major shortage of power despite having huge potential. According to the World Bank, the...