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.
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.
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.
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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Monday, 21 June 2021
Presidential Succession: (Unexpected) presidential turnover and its consequences in Africa

Democracy in Africa webinar

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 5 – 6:15pm


Publication Date:
Thu, 13 May 2021 - 08:00
Zambia 2011 - 2021: Presidentialism, Legal Autocratisation and Democratic Backsliding

Democracy in Africa webinar 18 May 2021

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 5 – 6pm


Publication Date:
Thu, 13 May 2021 - 08:00
Academics rally behind Sishuwa Sishuwa

More than one hundred academics have now signed the letter of support for Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa.

Publication Date:
Thu, 06 May 2021 - 09:45
Populism in Power: Public Policy in Zambia Under President Michael Sata and the Patriotic Front Government

Speaker: Hangala Siachiwena

Webinar, Tuesday, 4 May 2021 - 1pm to 2pm

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 May 2021 - 09:00