Tag Archives: Dave Peterson

Angola’s new regime ‘determined to enhance democracy’?

     

Angola is determined to enhance democracy, President João Lourenço told the European Parliament last week. His comments came shortly after the International Monetary Fund commended his administration for initiating reforms geared away… Read more »

Liberia heads for run-off election in boost for African democracy

     

Former A.C. Milan soccer starter George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai are heading for a second-round runoff vote in Liberia’s presidential election as they have the most votes with… Read more »

Diaspora plays vital role advancing democracy in Africa

     

  The National Endowment for Democracy has long recognized the important role the diaspora plays in advancing democracy and good governance in Africa, according to Dave Peterson, NED’s Africa Director…. Read more »

Liberia confronts challenges to consolidate its nascent democracy

     

With President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf set to step down after 12 years office, 20 candidates are competing to replace her. On 10 October 2017, Liberia will go to the polls… Read more »

Observers under fire for ‘rubber stamping’ Kenya vote

     

Accused of glossing over flaws in Kenya’s election which later caused the result to be overturned, international observers are under a harsh spotlight ahead of a re-run in October, AFP… Read more »