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State of democracy in Africa: changing leaders doesn’t change politics

  Nic Cheeseman, University of Birmingham For the last few years the African political landscape has been dominated by high profile changes of leaders and governments....

« Fake News » : Pourquoi s’en soucier?

  Rabin Bhujun, Fondateur et Lead Consultant RelateInc.  Les « fake news » prennent de l’ampleur et leurs dégâts réels restent encore à mesurer. Elles ont...

COVID-19 and the Opportunity of a New Social Contract for Mauritius

  Roukaya Kasenally, Associate Professor in Media and Political Systems, University of Mauritius In her research on the Mauritian democratic system, Roukaya Kasenally highlights a system that...

Pandemic underscores burden women carry doing paid and unpaid reproductive labour

  Odile Mackett, University of the Witwatersrand Debates about women’s unpaid reproductive labour have been going on since the first woman received cash for her services....

Graduating to Advanced Economy status: Enablers and Challenges for Mauritius

Ali Mansoor, Chairman of the Regional Multidisciplinary Centre of Excellence (RMCE).   As Mauritius battles with the economic impact of the current pandemic, its aspiration to...

Global poverty: coronavirus could drive it up for the first time since the 1990s

Andy Sumner, King's College London; Christopher Hoy, Australian National University, and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez, King's College London   As COVID-19 slows in developed countries, the virus’s spread...

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