Chargé de projets, Centre Afrique subsaharienne de l'Ifri
Domaines d'expertise :
- Afrique du Sud
- Afrique Australe
- Partis politiques
Victor Magnani est diplômé de Science Politique avec la spécialité Etudes Africaines à l'Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Il a connu différentes expériences professionnelles en Afrique du Sud (Consulat de France au Cap, Parlement de la République sud-africaine, Institut français d'Afrique du Sud) avant de rejoindre le Centre Afrique subsaharienne de l'Institut français des relations internationales (Ifri) en mai 2015. Ses travaux portent sur les élections et les partis politiques dans deux pays en particulier, l’Afrique du Sud et le Zimbabwe.
Victor Magnani coordonne depuis 2016 l'Observatoire de l'Afrique centrale et australe en collaboration avec le Ministère français des Armées.
South Africa held general elections in May 2019. The African National Congress (ANC) emerged victorious, but failed to win over a majority of registered voters.
Will There Be an Authoritarian Resurgence in Africa? Politique étrangère, Vol. 84, No. 2, Summer 2019
Elections are held on a regular basis in various African countries, but democracy is far from flourishing.
On the eve of the 25th anniversary of democracy in South Africa, the African National Congress (ANC) still holds power in a nearly hegemonic way. Nevertheless, the popularity of the party is decreasing while economic and social inequalities are deeply entrenched in the country.
The African National Congress or the Difficulty of Exercising Power Politique étrangère, Vol. 82, No. 3, Autumn 2017
The African National Congress (ANC), which has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid, is in decline.
Movements of African people, being within their countries, on the continent or heading Europe, have numerous and ancient causes. The term “migration” covers a plurality of situations with many internal as well as international implications. Therefore, reasons to migrate deserve a careful...
The Election of Mmusi Maimane as Leader of the Democratic Alliance: a New Era for the Opposition in South Africa Africa in Question, No. 21, June 2015
At the end of the Democratic Alliance (DA)’s federal congress held in Port Elizabeth on Sunday 10th May 2015, Helen Zille was replaced by Mmusi Maimane after eight years as leader of South Africa’s largest opposition party. This passing of the baton had a significant impact both nationally and...
Beyond Racial Dynamics in the South African Political Space, The Constrained Ambition of the Democratic Alliance Lesedi n° 13, December 2011
Since 1994 and the first democratic elections, the ANC has been dominating the South African political scene, although this should not hide the...