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The New Type of Senegalese under Construction: Fadel Barro and Aliou Sané on Yenamarrism after Wade

Published: Apr 24th, 2014

by Sarah Nelson Abstract Senegal’s Y’en a Marre movement, formed in early 2011, was instrumental in mobilizing the nation’s population, and especially its youth, to participate in the 2012 presidential election and… Read More

The New Type of Senegalese under Construction: Fadel Barro and Aliou Sané on Yenamarrism after Wade

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

by Sarah Nelson Abstract Senegal’s Y’en a Marre movement, formed in early 2011, was instrumental in mobilizing the nation’s population, and especially its youth, to participate in the 2012 presidential election and… Read More

Alternative Electoral Systems and the 2005 Ethiopian Parliamentary Electio

Published: Apr 3rd, 2014

by John Ishiyama Abstract What if an alternative set of electoral rules had been used to govern elections when an authoritarian regime introduces its first real competitive elections? Would this… Read More

“Every Car Or Moving Object Gone” – The ECOMOG Intervention in Liberia

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Christopher Tuck Abstract This article examines the ECOMOG intervention in Liberia in terms of its usefulness as a model for future African peacekeeping operations. Whilst the holding of elections… Read More

Human Rights Abuse in Kenya under Daniel Arap Moi, 1978-2001

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Korwa G. Adar and Issac M. Munyae Introduction Jomo Kenyatta, the founding president of Kenya, passed away in August 1978 after fourteen years as head of state. His successor,… Read More

War Veterans: Continuities Between the Past and the Present

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

by Norma Kriger Abstract This article makes the case for strong parallels in the collaborative relationship between veterans and the party in the first seven years of independence and in… Read More

Alternative Electoral Systems and the 2005 Ethiopian Parliamentary Election

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by John Ishiyama Abstract What if an alternative set of electoral rules had been used to govern elections when an authoritarian regime introduces its first real competitive elections? Would this… Read More

Sierra Leone’s 2007 Elections: Monumental and More of the Same

Published: Feb 27th, 2014

by Kevin S. Fridy and Fredline A.O. M’Cormack-Hale Abstract When the National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone announced that Ernest Bai Koroma and his party, the All People’s Congress, had been… Read More