Advancing Democratic Principles In Africa

AfriSpeak launched in April 2015, is a blog, which provides a platform for information sharing and discussions for those individuals interested in entrenching democratic principles in Africa. All areas of democracy (Africa’s democracy) applicable to Africa are covered, both international (global and continental) and national. Those encouraged to make submissions include students, researchers, international and national civil servants, civic society, political commentators and politicians, including anyone with a keen interest in discourse on African democracy. AfriSpeak encourages information sharing amongst Africans, diaspora, and anyone else who is interested in democratic values.

The aim of AfriSpeak is to contribute towards strengthening Africa. As a blog, the strength of the platform will be the immediacy of interaction and the strengthening of democratic principles across a wide geographical area and strengthen the role played by initiatives such as academic journals, books, professional organizations, think tanks and the like.

December 2, 2015

Call For 2016 Pan African Leaders Award Nominations

The African Democratic Institute (ADI) is pleased to announce the 2016 Pan African Leader’s call for nominations. The Pan African Leaders Award recognises the work African […]
November 20, 2015

ADI/Blavatnik MPP 2015 Scholarships awarded.

ADI has awarded scholarships to African students to attend Blavatnik School of Government’s 12 month Masters in Public Policy program (MMP) since 2013. To date 12 […]
October 1, 2015

Happy Independence Day Nigeria #GetToKnowNigeria

British influence and control over what would become Nigeria and Africa’s most populous country grew through the 19th century. A series of constitutions after World War […]
September 30, 2015

Happy Independence Day Botswana #GetToKnowBotswana

British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name at independence in 1966. More than four decades of uninterrupted civilian leadership, progressive social policies, and significant […]