Democracy in Africa


Published 07.09.17
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Thomas Fujiwara asks why some countries have a process of peaceful transition of power while others don't.

Thomas Fujiwara from Princeton University looks at why some leaders don’t accept election results and change the rules in order to remain in power. By looking at other developing countries such as Brazil and India, best practices could be shared with African countries wishing to hold free and fair elections.