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Democratization in Africa: The end of the Military Era?

To what extent did the winds of democratization sweeping across North Africa and the Middle East affect the long standing efforts to end, at last, the era of military involvement in African politics? Prof. Pita Agbese, an expert of civil-military … Continue reading

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As they happen – CDGE responds to North African Revolution

A recent Financial Times article argued that inflation could have been an important contributor that spurred the revolution in Egypt and Tunisia. We cannot ignore the fact that economic repression and the lack of opportunity (youth unemployment) were important contributing … Continue reading

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