West African leaders stressed the importance of keeping to term limits at Monday's one-day summit in Niamey.
As Ghana marks its 63rd year of independence, Raimah Amevor, CEO of Mindfully Africa joins CNBC Africa to discuss the role of women in fostering democracy in Ghana.
These are measures Africa is taking to protect integrity of elections & democracy from digital threats
The Kofi Annan Commission has called on governments, businesses and civil societies to protect democracy from digital threats. As voters from over 15 African countries head to the polls this year, Ory Okolloh, Director for Information at Omidyar Network joins CNBC Africa to explore ways Africa can protect the integrity of its democracy and elections from digital threats.
There is growing concern about the potential for the message and media sharing platform WhatsApp to undermine democracy in a number of countries across the world.
The Inter-Party Advisory Council, a body that houses all registered political parties in Nigeria says they plans to constitute a legal body to interact with INEC to address vote buying in elections. According to Chude Achike, Political Affairs Commentator, Nigeria’s democracy has not gotten to a level where some of the primary ideals of democracy are fully implemented. Speaking to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole, Achike discussed vote buying in Nigerian politics.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia must pursue multiparty democracy, the prime minister’s chief of staff said on Sunday in what could be the latest in a series of momentous changes sweeping the...
David E Kiwuwa|Princeton University The recent sitting of the central committee of the Chinese Communist Party(CCP) rolled out a big surprise development: a proposed removal of presidential term limits. This came among a...
Mohamed M Diatta | Sciences Po – USPC The winds of change may blow in several directions across Africa this year as a host of countries prepare for elections. But a change in power isn’t...