76

76

results

Filter your results

Apply filters

Elections and Democratisation in Malawi : an uncertain process

"This report seeks to analyse some broad questions, namely - Is multiparty democracy working in Malawi? Are the rules governing the democratization process in Malawi effective? Does Malawi have stable and effective institutions for electoral admini…

South Africa's 2004 Election The Quest for Democratic Consolidation

"This study is an evaluation of South Africa’s third democratic elections, the national and provincial elections of April 2004. More specifically, key technical aspects of the election including electoral administration, conflict resolution, politic…

Multiparty Democracy and Elections in Namibia

"This monograph has examined various democratic processes and the consolidation of democracy in Namibia with specific reference to the most recent 2004 election process. The data indicates that Namibia is on it's way to being a strong democracy, alt…

Multiparty democracy in Mozambique: Strenghts, weaknesses and challenges

"This monograph is an evaluation of Mozambique’s multiparty political system. The report emphasizes issues relating to democratic consolidation in Mozambique, evaluating Mozambique’s political situation according to a number of key democracy determi…

Political Parties and Democratisation in the Southern African Development Community Region: The Weakest Link?

"This report sketches out historical and contemporary trends in respect of the internal functioning of political parties in Southern Africa. There is no doubt that political parties play a key role in the democratization process. Furthermore, politi…

Political Parties and the Democratisation Process in Zimbabwe

"The report begins by observing that parties have historically played a pivotal role in governance by aggregating diverse demands into political programmes that they translate into collective action through elections and legitimate control of politi…

Political Parties and the Quest for Democratic Consolidation in Zambia

"This is a study of political parties in Zambia within the context of a wider regional programme on political parties and governance in Southern Africa. It seeks to establish the place of political parties in the Zambian political system. It also e…

Political Parties and Democracy in Mauritius

"The main objectives of this study were to analyze the internal functioning of political parties and to understand how the external regulatory framework impacts on democratic political culture in Mauritius. The study demonstrates that the major poli…

Parties and Political Development in Namibia

"This study has investigated the nature of political parties in Namibia. Parties that were formed in the early 1960’s and 1970’s tend to look backwards into history to consolidate their support. But since the history of some of these parties has not…

Political Parties and Democratic Governance in South Africa

"This report will focus on the six most popular of these organizations, namely: the ruling party ANC, its principal opponent the DA, the IFP, the UDM, Independent Democrats, and the African Christian Democratic Party. The report compares the ways …

Political Parties and Democratisation in Lesotho

"This study provides an analysis of the state of political parties in Lesotho. In investigating the state of parties we also pose a related question regarding the impact of party operations on the country’s democratization process. This study is not…

Parties and Political Development in Mozambique

"The present study has highlighted a number of critical shortcomings in the institutionalization of parties in Mozambique. It is thus an important contribution to the debate on the role of parties in the consolidation of the democratic process in Mo…

Political Movements and the Challenges for Democracy in Swaziland

"The present report investigates the operations of 3 major political organizations in Swaziland : the NNLC, the People's United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO), and Sive Siyinqabaj(SS). SS calls itself a cultural group. Due to the interest SS has shown…

Political Parties in Botswana

"The focus of this study was political parties in Botswana, looking at their history, structure and functioning, internal democracy (primaries and nomination), leadership and succession, and gender representation. The study is informed by the unders…

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Political Parties in the SADC Region Through Public Outreach Programmes: Focus on Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zambia

"The study seeks to examine whether or not political parties have public outreach programmes and how they develop and implement these programmes. It also seeks to assess the impact of such public outreach programmes, where these exist, on sustaining…

Inter-Party Relations and Democracy in Botswana

"This report is a study on Botswana’s political parties and their relations. Specifically, it seeks to examine inter-party relations in order to assess the prospects for opposition party cooperation that could enhance competition for the governing m…

Democratic Consolidation and Political Parties in Lesotho

"This paper is an attempt to conceptually clarify the notion of democratic consolidation and assess the character of political parties in relation to their functioning and dynamics in Lesotho’s democratisation process and to make possible recommend…

Election Update 2006 South Africa No 1

Several authors have contributed towards this paper. The proceeding of the elections in each province were discussed. The subjects covered in the articles were mainly : Preparedness of the Election Management Body, Preparedness of Civil Society Orga…

Election Update 2004 Namibia No 1

"The raison d’etre of this briefing paper is to examine the political setting for the upcoming elections. This will entail the outlining of the various statutory and legislative instruments that were adopted to provide the institutional framework fo…

Political Parties and Multi-Party Elections in Southern Africa

"This brief explores the organizational arrangements of political parties, and how this factor affects the contribution of political parties to democratic consolidation through multi-party electoral democracy in Southern Africa. It is the mechanism …

Showing page 2 of 4

Previous page Next page