Week 4: Politics and Elections in Africa: Democracy or ‘Monecracy’?

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In the global democratic system, the financing of politics or political campaigns has received huge attention. This is because, political financing is critical for a proper functioning of democracy. In Africa for example, the monetization of electoral politics and increasing vote buying poses serious threat to our democracy.
In this episode, our discussion focuses on how we could end monetization of our politics and rather strengthen our democracy in Africa. A democracy that puts the need of the majority topmost priority.

Host: Mr. Evans Appiah Kissi (Doctoral Researcher at the University of Kassel, Germany)

Panel: Prof. Enoch Opoku Antwi (Associate Professor of Leadership and Management at Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA); Dr. Ishmael Wireko (Policy Analyst for the Ministry of Energy and Resources, Regina, Canada); and Mr. Lord Adusei Aikins (Doctoral Researcher at University of London School of Oriental and African Studies).

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