206

206

results

Filter your results

Apply filters

Election Talk [Mozambique, Namibia, Malawi,Botswana]

This brief contains several articles which were written by 4 different authors. Dr Sitoe discussed the following question: Can the "Mozambican Miracle" survive the scenario of forced co-habitation?" Dr Tonchi examined the third delimitation commissi…

Election Talk [Malawi, Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia]

This report comprises several articles which were written by 4 different authors. Dr Chirwa discussed the "bogus" voter statistics due to a recent feud between the Malawi Electoral Commission and the National Statistical Office. Prof Tsie focused sp…

Election Talk [Malawi, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique]

This paper comprises several articles written by 4 different authors. Hajat discussed the Malawian presidential election campaign in 2004. Prof Good discussed the impact of parliament expansion on the electoral process in Botswana. Kaapama discussed…

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…

Political Parties: Development and Change in Malawi

"Multiparty democracy is becoming increasingly entrenched in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)region. The first stage of the programme focused on political parties and attempted to answer whether the transition improved the effectiv…

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…

Election Talk A fortnightly policy brief from the EISA No 10 1 March 2004

This policy brief comprises several articles written by 4 different authors. Dr Sebudubudu’s article is about the 2004 Botswana election campaign process. He discussed the new electoral system, the main players i.e the political parties and the var…

Consolidating Democratic Governance in Southern Africa : Malawi

"This report analyses the functioning of a number of institutional building blocks for democracy in Malawi and assesses how stable and functional they are. The report does not delve into issues pertaining to ‘stateness’ and ‘nationhood’ although the…

Election Update 2004 Malawi No 2

"The conduct of these primary elections proves the point that parties lack discipline, democracy and fair play in varying degrees. The 2004 elections were the first in which disputes involving candidate selection within political parties came up for…

Election Update 2004 Malawi No 3

"The report unequivocally highlights concern on the inadequecy of the MEC’s performance and the lack of public confidence and trust in the body. Among other issues,the report identifies the lack of a level playing field during the campaign period ar…

Election Talk [Botswana]

This policy brief comprises several articles written by 4 different authors. Dr Sebudubudu’s article is about the 2004 Botswana election campaign process. He discussed the new electoral system, the main players i.e the political parties and the var…

Can the "Mozambican Miracle" Survive the Scenario of Forced Co-Habitation?

"This policy brief comprises several articles which were all written by different authors. Dr Dr Eduardo Sitoe of the Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique wrote about the forced co-habitation the village of Marromeu described as the “MOZAMBICAN…

Promoting the Effectiveness of Democracy Protection Institutions in Southern Africa The Malawi Human Rights Commission and the Office of the Ombudsman

"The dawn of the multiparty dispensation in Malawi in 1994 brought about liberal Constitution, which, among other things, created a number of independent bodies, otherwise named watchdog bodies, whose purpose was to safeguard the road to democracy w…

Malawi

"The recent reshuffling of the Malawi Cabinet which included, dismissal of the Secretary-General of the Malawi Congress Party, Mr Bakili Muluzu, is of interest and concern to South Africans. That country, under the Presidency of Dr H Kamuzu Banda, r…

Election Update 2004 Malawi No 1

This paper examined the 2004 Malawi elections. The following key issues were discussed : the Challenge to Judicial Independence, The Electoral System, the Malawi Electoral Commission(MEC), Status and Composition of the Commission Functions and Powe…

The Malawi Presidential and Parliamentary Elections 19 May 2009

"Overall, the mission’s assessment was that the 2009 presidential and parliamentary elections were held in conformity with the PEMMO. However, the mission noted areas in which the electoral process could be improved and has, in this report, made rec…

Malawi: The beginning of the post-Banda era

"Two issues dominate any current debate on Malawi: the question of who is to succeed the octogenarian Life President, Dr Hastings Banda and a fear that further regional instability may cause greater harm to Malawi's already ailing, landlocked econo…

Developmental Dividends of Democratisation in Malawi: A country report

"The question that is at the core of this report is: where is Malawi, more than 10 years after that decisive referendum? In trying to address this question, we look at three key issues: household socio-economic changes, social development (includin…

Malawi update - Political and economic trends

"This background Briefing updates Brief Reports Nos. 36 and 51 and deals with recent political trends - including the crucial issue of the successor to the ageing President Kamuzu Hastinqs Banda; recent economic developments, Malawi's relations wit…

Planting Ideas: How Agricultural Subsidies are Working in Malawi

"Malawi is the most densely populated country in southern Africa. Without affordable fertiliser and other inputs, small farmers have struggled to grow enough food from over-cultivated soils. But after successive food crises, the government of Malawi…

Showing page 2 of 11

Previous page Next page