The Political Parties in Africa Project
supported by the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa (IDCPPA), invites interested students and scholars to attend our upcoming virtual conference on 21 & 22 January and 18 & 19 February
2019 Annual Report
The Institute's 2019 Annual Report is now available.
Gains and gaps: Perceptions and experiences of gender in Africa
Despite widespread popular support for gender equality, African women are still disadvantaged by persistent gender gaps in education, employment, control over key assets, and access to technology, a new analysis from Afrobarometer shows.
New book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa
Sam Hickey & Tom Lavers (University of Manchester), Miguel Niño-Zarazúa (UNU-WIDER) and Jeremy Seekings (University of Cape Town) have edited this book, published by Oxford University Press.
IDCPPA working paper incentive programme
Postgraduate students working on topics related to democracy, citizenship and public policy in Africa may submit papers of between 8,000 and 15,000 words for publication in the IDA's Working Paper series.
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Friday, 22 October 2021
The poor performance of the South African government in delivering food in the first months of the 2020 lockdown criticized

The poor performance of the South African government in delivering food in the first months of the 2020 lockdown was subjected to more criticism by Jeremy Seekings in a webinar.

Publication Date:
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 14:00
The third edition of Chris Saunders's Historical Dictionary of South Africa has been published.

The third edition of Chris Saunders's  Historical Dictionary of South Africa has been published.

Publication Date:
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 12:00
Hangala Siachiwena’s PhD thesis has been passed!

The thesis examines how changes of government affect social protection policy reform, through case-studies of Zambia and Malawi (using process tracing) and a broader analysis of East and Southern Africa (using quantitative data). 

Publication Date:
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 11:00
Dr. Sishuwa wins top international research prize

Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa, a post-doctoral research fellow in the Institute whilst on leave from the University of Zambia, has won the Terence Ranger prize 

Publication Date:
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 07:45