Dozens of African countries regularly conduct national and local elections. Each election picks a winner. But beyond winners and losers, the quality of each election also shapes how people feel about their political system in general. Free and fair elections make people want more democracy. Elections tainted by repression, fraud, or violence have the opposite effect. So how good are Africa’s elections?
Do Africans even care about democracy? Do Africans want presidents for life? Do Africans only like their own ethnic group? Isn’t bribery just an accepted way of life in Africa? Do Africans believe in equal rights for women?
If Africa had 100 citizens, how many would have a voice in decisions that affect their lives? African voices on food water health electricity tolerance freedom equity corruption democracy – all in 2 minutes. 17 facts you didn’t know about Africans – in 2 minutes.
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