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Pan-Africa

Creating Belonging or Ruling by Exclusion? Politics, Citizenship and African Governance

Published: 23/Jan/2023
Source: Democracy in Africa

By Jesper Bjarnesen, Cristiano Lanzano, Henning Melber, and Patience Mususa Citizenship is and has always been a complicated and multi-faceted concept. Across African contexts, as a recent IDAP webinar reiterated, this complexity is both conceptual and reflective of the many and changing […]

Central Africa

DRC: Congo Siasa – Discrimination and the M23 rebellion

Published: 24/Jan/2023
Source: Congo Research Group

By Jason Stearns Since the M23 rebellion re-emerged in November 2021, there has been a lot of noise––to call it a discussion would be to exaggerate its nuance and sophistication ––about discrimination against Congolese Tutsi and its role in the […]

East Africa

North Africa

Southern Africa

South Africa: Undocumented children struggle to find schools

Published: 13/Jan/2023
Source: Ground Up (Cape Town)

By Kimberly Mutandiro It is 10am and nine-year-old Michael is begging at a set of traffic lights in Johannesburg. Most children his age are back at school after the holidays. But Michael is undocumented. Michael has not been in school […]

West Africa