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Book Chapter | Jan 2016
I have over the past years been intrigued by why Chinese scholars and policy makers have found the term ‘soft power’1 so useful. ...
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This chapter analyses political corruption in Nigeria through the trajectory of a number of scandals and their background. It underscores the ...
political corruption, power preservation, resource curse, clientelism, 'war chest', Nigeria
Senior Researcher, Coordinator Governance
Political scientist whose competence areas include local government reform, corruption and opposition in Africa.
Local government reform, corruption, China in Africa, press freedom, China, Africa: Angola, Mozambique., Americas: Venezuela
Social anthropologist focusing on development, with a particular emphasis on fishing communities and migration in West and Southern Africa.
African fishery systems, fish and nutrition, natural resource management, migration and political strategies, aid to sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, Angola, Benin, Malawi, Mali, Zambia, Mozambique
Senior Researcher (20%)
Political scientist focusing on democratisation and human rights, economic reform, taxation, institutional change and international aid, with a particular emphasis on Southern and Eastern Africa.
Democratisation, human rights, governance, electoral administration, political parties, economic reform, institutional change, taxation, and aid effectiveness, Africa: Sub Saharan Africa, in particular Namibia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi
Sociologist currently focusing on governance and human rights research.
Oscillatory labour migration in Kenya, regional integration in Eastern and Southern Africa, democratisation in Africa, elections, human rights (including child rights), institutional analysis, poverty reduction, development research, state and nation in sub-Saharan Africa, aid, urbanisation, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
Project | Apr 2014 - Dec 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
Project | Nov 2010 - Dec 2014
The main objective of the project is to provide new insights into citizen’s attitudes and behaviour with respect to taxation in Africa, ...
Taxation, tax evasion, compliance, fiscal contract, trust, Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Project | Nov 2008 - Oct 2009
Dominant executives, weak democratic institutions and shrinking space for critical deliberation and contestation of political power characterise ...
sub-saharan africa, liberation movements, democratic transitions, media, elections, political parties, the judiciary, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Zimbabawe, Tanzania
Programme | Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Right to health through litigation? Can court enforced health rights improve health policy? The project investigates whether litigation can ...
Health rights, courts, health rights litigation, public interest litigation, social rights jurisprudence, health policy, health economics, medical ethics, priority setting, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, South Africa
Project | Jan - Jun 2007
This study identified and analysed current trends in donor support to civil society in Southern Africa with a particular emphasis on how aid ...
Project | Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax system on the growth of firms within five key sectors (agriculture, tourism, ...
Taxation, tax reform, tax administration, effective tax rate, investments, economic growth, Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Project | Jul - Dec 2006
This project is part of the 'Formative Process Research on Integration in Southern Africa (Foprisa)'. This research component is termed 'Norms ...
Elections, international norms and standards, electoral administration, election observation, SADC, Southern Africa
Project | Sep 2000 - Jan 2001
Arne Tostensen and Inge Tvedten, in collaboration with Amin Kamete at the University of Zimbabwe, were commissioned by NORAD to undertake a ...
Urbanisation, Aid, Africa
Consolidating the South African democracy - a review of Norwegian support to the Institute for Democracy in South Africa
Project | Jan - Apr 2000
a review of the Institute for Democracy in South Africa
News | 15 Feb 2005
This volume examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa. Are the courts able to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside of their constitutionally defined powers? Given the hyper-presidential nature of these regimes, particular focus is on the ability of the courts to say "no" to the executive and make it stick.
Event | 22 Mar 2006
The founder and executive director of ACCORD, Mr Vasu Gounden, and the programme manager of ACCORD's peace and security unit, Mr Kwezi Mngqibiza, is visiting CMI on March 21 and 22. Their seminar presentation will focus on Africa: Destination for Conflict Resolution or Investment? and the African Union and Conflict Management: Lessons Learnt
News | 25 Jun 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 28 April 2010: To make an end of the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) once and for all, national armies, the UN and civilians need to pool intelligence and coordinate their efforts in new and creative ways.
News | 27 Sep 2010
Sudan's North and South must take political action to define their mutual boundary if they hope to avoid future complications, including a return to conflict.