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The DR of Congo’s Controversial Election

On the 31st December 2018, the Democratic Republic of the Congo went to the polls to decide their next president. President Joseph Kabila did not seek re-election. Kabila had been in the role for the previous 18 years after the death of his father. Félix Tshisekedi won the election, resulting

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Madagascar’s Presidential Elections And What They Mean For Democracy in Africa

The Madagascan presidential elections have been surrounded with controversy, mainly due to financial issues, gender inequality and claims of corruption. Presidential elections themselves are significant in helping to create a stable democracy, which surveys show many African citizens would prefer over other political alternatives. There are parallels between the problems

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