January 19, 2018

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Climate-driven Migration in Africa

The total absence of European policies to address climate-driven migration from Africa is deeply concerning. Read More »

Are Poor Societies Stuck with Dictators?

A classical political science debate focuses on whether democracy is dependent on development. The director of the Electoral Integrity Project revisits the issue using new data from African elections. Read More »

Four Years After Gaddafi, Libya Is a Failed State

Weapons are pouring out of Africa's most oil-rich country while extremist fighters tumble in. The toxic legacy of Gaddafi’s divisive and authoritarian regime, which pitted Libya’s diverse factions against one another, has plagued the prospects for any central authority gaining widespread legitimacy in the war-torn country. Read More »

View from Africa: Is Nigeria Too Big to Fail?

The destruction of Boko Haram will not necessarily lead to a more peaceful and stable Nigeria. The extremist group rose out of a toxic brew of corruption, religion, politics and ethno-regionalism, in which struggles over Nigeria’s vast oil revenues have played out for decades. Read More »