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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

Globalisation, NEPAD and the Governance Question in Africa

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by ‘Kunle Amuwo Introduction and Problematique The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) is yet another initiative by Africa’s Heads of State and Governments intended to reverse, for good, the beggarly… Read More

Who Ruled by the Spear? Rethinking the Form of Governance in the Ndebele State

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni Abstract The current intellectual stampede over issues of governance in Africa has given birth to ahistorical evaluations of the crises bedeviling the African continent. Pre-colonial traditions and… Read More

Stakeholder Participatory Processes and Dialogue Platforms in the Mazowe River Catchment, Zimbabwe

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Claudious Chikozho Abstract The introduction of water sector reforms in Zimbabwe was premised on the assumption that all stakeholders would be afforded a chance to fully contribute to the… Read More

Debunking the Myth of the “Good” Coup d’ État in Africa

Published: Feb 25th, 2014

by Andrew C. Miller Abstract In response to the recent coup in Niger, which ousted the country’s president-turned-strongman Mamadou Tandja, the capital erupted in pro-coup demonstrations. Many commentators and foreign… Read More

Personal Rule in Africa: The Case of Eritrea

Published: Feb 25th, 2014

by Petros B. Ogbazghi Abstract Notwithstanding the on-going struggles for democratic transformation, many African countries still lack rudimentary principles of the rule of law and legitimate political institutions. Contemporary Eritrea… Read More

The Challenges of Transnational Human Trafficking in West Africa

Published: Feb 20th, 2014

by Wilfried Relwende Sawadogo Abstract A major challenge to good governance, transnational trafficking in human beings has been a serious problem for years in West Africa. Attempts to understand the phenomenon have… Read More