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Democratic governance and accountability in Africa
Book/Monograph, Created By Olukoshi, Adebayo O. and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in English language
A Survey of the Influence of 'Ethnicity', in African Governance, With Special Reference to its Impact in Kenya Vis-À-Vis its Luo Community
Journal article, Created By Omulo, Albert Gordon and Published By Taylor & Francis Group in English language
Ethnicity' and disparate group-based socio-economic development make governance in Africa problematic. This paper explores them through a lens - objectively, subjectively or a combination thereof - to understand governance patterns in Africa, with special reference to Kenya and its Luo community. Whilst demonstrating the argument that negative 'ethnicity' owes its existence largely to colonialism, we contend that the phenomenon particularly thrives under capitalist dispensations. We employ a historical narrative to explain the marginalization of the Luo of Kenya. We argue th...
Socio-political Scaffolding and the Construction of Change: Constitutionalism and Democratic Governance in Africa
Book/Monograph, Created By Kalu, Kelochi A.|Soyinka-Airewele, Peyi and Published By Africa World Press in English language
The elusive prince of Denmark:Structural and the Crisis of Governance in Africa.
Book/Monograph, Created By Olukoshi, Adebaye O. and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet in English language
There has, recently, emerged a growing concern among scholars and policy makers to establish and elaborate a connection between structural adjustment and governance in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. This concern has been driven primarily by the desire for more tangible results from the on-going quest for market-driven economic reform in the adjusting countries of the Third world, especially those in Africa. Today, the governance question is presented as the missing link in the quest for successful economic reform; not to get it right is tantamount to ...