Former president Laurent Gbagbo’s interest in forming a new party reflects an opportunity to re-imagine opposition politics in Cote d’ Ivoire.
The state’s Democratic governor held off an attempt to oust him by some margin. His victory provides a pathway for the national party, and a reminder of the mobilizing power of the state.
President Biden outlined a six-point strategy to confront the pandemic. But two public health scholars believe it would work better with help from states.
Chieftaincy conflicts in northern Ghana have hindered development in the country.
Some people seeking to influence public opinion about abortion rights claim the science is clear. It’s not, and that means abortion remains a political question – not a biological one.
A legal scholar explains background on the ruling, what it means and who’s affected.
Viral memes and catchphrases can turn personal experiences into a political expression of shared awareness.
Madagascar seems to be heading towards a new political crisis, much more complex and probably more violent than the previous ones.
In his new book, Nigeria Democracy Without Development: How To Fix It, international political economist Omano Edigheji explains why democracy has not led to development in Nigeria.
China’s engagement with Ghana was solidified by its willingness to undertake an expensive project Western partners had run away from.
Appointing ministers who aren’t MPs or lords would weaken parliament’s ability to hold the government to account.
We talked to two political scientists to understand more about young people’s political preferences as Indonesia slowly gears up for the 2024 elections.
Governments could use dubbing to censor ideas they didn’t like or insert messages in line with their propaganda.
In our “post-truth” political era, there is a lot we can learn from an under-appreciated philosopher who focused on “thinking clearly.”
Those who booed the England team for their anti-racist demonstrations are part of a long tradition of silencing protest in sport
From Kinnnock to Corbyn, the documentaries haven’t always been the most successful
Quota systems provide opportunities for more women to stand for election. But they’re not enough.
The institutional design of BRIN allows for political intervention, showing how the Indonesian government is unwilling to prioritise research and technology.
Impulsiveness, a key characteristic of ADHD, might help us understand some of Laming’s behaviour. None of this excuses his actions, though.
Since the Roosevelt administration, it’s become standard to look for accomplishments in a presidency’s early months.