In Africa, pro-democracy leaders are punished for playing by the rules

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October 26, 2017

By Riva Levinson, 26/10/2017 When considering obstacles to the consolidation of democracy in Africa, we tend to focus on the obvious — the legacy leaders who refuse to relinquish power, some holding on for 20 or 30 years. We look at politically orchestrated violence, the buying of votes, state manipulation of the electoral machinery, and …

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