28 African Leaders Were In Power When Hillary Clinton Was US Foreign Minister. If She Wins, How Many Could She Leave Still In Office?

The combination of improved life expectancy, greater political stability, and the shift toward presidency-for-life, means that as Africa becomes the world’s youngest continent, it will also have some of its oldest leaders

Elections, Democracy, Bread And Butter In Africa: The Good And Bad News

In August frustrated voters in South Africa punished the ruling party in municipal elections. Around the same time, the presidents of Zambia and Gabon were re-elected in essentially rigged polls

AFRICA REVOLUTION SERIES part 2: Tribe, Religion, And The Petty Middle Class Dictator

Africa’s rising middle class has not changed the texture of societies much, or shifted the political debate. Instead, in many countries the quality of public discourse has declined shamefully.