2024 weekly election brief2 eisa transparent democratic governance in africa CategoriesLiberia News and Views South Africa Uncategorised

2024 Elections Weekly Brief No 2: Disinformation and Elections

As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of digital media and gear up for the 2024 South African General Elections, it is crucial to recognise the dangers that disinformation poses to the core of our democratic process. Disinformation polarises communities, misleads voters, and erodes trust in public institutions, and during election periods, electoral institutions, and processes, […]

2024 chad blog3 election eisa transparent democratic governance in africa CategoriesChad Uncategorised

Edging Towards the election date on 6 May 2024: Citizen motor Parades in N’Djamena, Chad

The countdown to the Chad elections has begun. The country heads inexorably towards May 6th, the date of the presidential election in Chad. The entire country is gearing up for the launch of electoral campaigns, a period where political aspirations clash, societal projects take shape, and every voter seeks to discern the most promising voice […]

2024 weekly election brief1 eisa1 1 transparent democratic governance in africa CategoriesNews and Views South Africa Uncategorised

What unrepresented Political Parties and Independents need to Qualify for the Ballot

South Africa’s 2024 National and Provincial elections are scheduled to take place on the 29th of May. These elections represent thirty years of democracy as well as thirty years of uninterrupted African National Congress (ANC) governance nationally and in most provinces. A raft of opinion polls speculate that this uninterrupted ANC governance may change nationally, […]

2023 saiia cover eisa 1 transparent democratic governance in africa CategoriesNews and Views Uncategorised

EISA Executive Director Writes Journal Article for SAIIA

EISA’s Executive Director was invited to write a journal article for the South African Institute for International Affairs (SAIIA). This for SAIIA’s special edition (SAJIA Vol 30.3) entitled “Safeguarding Election Management Bodies in the Age of Democratic Recession”. The edition was guest edited by Toby James (University of East Anglia), Khabele Matlosa (former EISA Director […]