Washington must overcome growing anti-west sentiment on the continent given the development alternative that China offers.
Electoral manipulation is rife around the world, but civil society organisations are working hard to counter attempts to erode the democratic process.
It’s easy to consider the erosion of democratic norms in the U.S. as purely political, but it poses serious risks to the country’s economic order. Is democracy in the gallows?
A doctrine embraced by some conservatives could be adopted by the US Supreme Court. And if they do, Americans’ political power will be dramatically limited.
Myanmar’s military junta is losing some control over the country, but its execution of four high-profile leaders and prisoners sends a warning to Myanmar citizens and the rest of the world.
This week’s executions have reminded the world about what’s happening under the generals. It’s time for Australian policy to change
Vote buying compromises the quality of public leadership in Nigeria.
The way societies are governed seems to have influenced how they’ve fared in terms of excess deaths during the pandemic.
Referenda may well have a place in the country’s democracy, but if the form of an electoral system can be referred to a referendum, why not capital punishment, abortion or LGBT rights?
In democratic contexts, getting women into work empowers them. In autocracies like Ethiopia’s, this doesn’t hold. We found out why.
The minister revolt against Boris Johnson wasn’t anti-democratic - it’s representative democracy in action.
The Iowa caucuses have traditionally heralded the start of the Democratic Party’s presidential nominating contest. But the party, eager to maintain the White House, is redesigning that process.
The country has had five governments in 10 years. Every time a government collapses, the reform programme follows suit.
How does democracy cope with a huge imbalance in parliament?
Ghana’s civil society has contributed to taming the power of a strong state.
The students who marched on 16 June 1976 did more than simply register a political opinion.
A survey of former Australian state MPs found 31% experienced serious mental health challenges after leaving parliament.
Nigeria’s 23rd year of unbroken democratic rule will be celebrated on 12 June 2022.
The fear of domination of one ethnic group or section by another has persistently undermined efforts at democratic consolidation in Nigeria.
All actors in the electoral processes in Nigeria must work together to ensure peaceful elections.