African Elections And Democracy

Nations across Africa are holding elections, a good sign for emerging democracies on the continent. However, the presenter says the quality of governance in African nations varies widely. Some states are making solid progress toward becoming effective democracies, while others remain under the sway of corrupt leaders, with serious consequences for economic growth and development.

Provided by: Brookings Institution Topic: Security Date Added: Jun 2011 Format: Webcast

Find By Topic