preventing covid from killing democracy in Africa

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Written by Alan Doss and Mo Ibrahim 17 June 2020

The authors discuss how democracy in Africa brings up “human rights, the integrity of democracy and the legitimacy of governments” and how “the people and leaders of Africa must...ensure that the pandemic does not become an excuse simply to avoid or postpone elections for political advantage, or to institute authoritarian and anti-democratic measures” (Doss and Ibrahim, 2020).

Publisher: The Economist

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Category: Tools of Democracy