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Op-Ed: With global democracy in retreat, what are the implications for Africa?



This year by all accounts will be defined as a watershed year. In the aftermath of the recent global recession, populism, protectionism and corruption are on the rise globally. A series of populist electoral and referenda victories have swept the world, most recently in Turkey. What does this seeming retreat of democracy mean for Africa? By JOHN FILITZ....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 19 April, 2017