Can democracy deliver for Africa?

September 30, 2013   // 0 Comments

By Mary Morgan Multiparty democracy swept across Africa in the early 1990s, as single-party states and authoritarian leaders bowed to pressure from outside and within. Activists hoped greater political freedoms and strong institutions would lead to more government accountability - and more effective development. But two decades later, is this the reality? Pallo Jordan is a member of South Africa's...

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