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Elections, Governance and Evolution of the State in Africa

Nigeria Elections 2019
Nigeria Elections 2019

The Elections, Governance and Evolution of the State in Africa research axis whithin Ifri's Sub-Sahara Africa Center covers electoral processes, domestic political dynamics, public policies, State governance practices, as well as State model evolutions on the African continent.

Alain ANTIL

Research FellowDirector of Ifri's Sub-Sahara Africa Center

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Sina SCHLIMMER

Research Fellow, Ifri's Sub-Sahara Africa Center 

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Elisa DOMINGUES DOS SANTOS

Project Officer at the Sub-Sahara Africa Center and Turkey/Middle East Program

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François GAULME

Associate Resarch Fellow, Sub-Sahara Africa Center

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Mathieu PELLERIN

Associate Research Fellow, Sub-Sahara Africa Center

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Thierry VIRCOULON

Associate Resarch Fellow,Sub-Sahara Africa Center

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08/09/2021
By: Alexia VAN RIJ

In Kenya, corruption results from a confusion of public and private interests that is specific to the neo-patrimonial logic in place since British colonization. The strong moral and political ethnicity that characterizes the country fuels an ambiguous relationship between the population and...

31/05/2021
By: Clément SORIAT

Based on a field survey carried out in Côte d'Ivoire as part of the research program “Faire des politiques publiques en Afrique”, the author questions the genesis of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the field of global health and its appropriation in the Ivorian context.

09/02/2021
By: Michaela COLLORD

Beginning with early voting in Zanzibar on October 27, 2020, Tanzanians went to the polls in a general election for district councilors, Members of Parliament (MPs) and the President. As official results began to be declared, it became clear that Tanzania’s long-time ruling party, Chama Cha...

02/11/2020
By: Sina SCHLIMMER, Cyrielle MAINGRAUD-MARTINAUD

Tanzanian voters were called to the polls on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 to elect the country’s main political institution – the President, the National Assembly, and the District Councillors (diwani). Without surprise, the outcome of the sixth general elections since the...

07/05/2019

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.

25
Feb
2021
Thursday 25 February 2021
from 10:00 to 12:00 - Videoconference

The African Studies Center of the French Institute of International Relations and the Institute for Strategic Research at the Military School are co-organizing a videoconference about the current political crisis in Ethiopia. The event will be held in English.

21
Feb
2019
Thursday 21 February 2019
from 14:00 to 18:30 - Conférences

Since taking over as head of the Ethiopian government in April 2018, Abiy Ahmed has increased his openness: the lifting of the state of emergency, the release of political prisoners, the announcements of economic openness and privatization of national enterprises. Regarding foreign policy,...