Our experts have worked on research and assessment projects for organisations including Search for Common Ground, Transparency International, Oxfam, Plan International, the Westminster Foundation for Democracy and Freedom House.

Their analysis has been published in academic journals and Africa-focused publications.

Below is a selection of past projects.

Is Sierra Leone’s President Trying to Undermine the Constitution and Run Again?

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Writing for World Politics Review, Jamie Hitchen, analysed recent, and ultimately unsuccessful, efforts by President Ernest Bai Koroma to extend his second term as president of Sierra Leone.

PoliticsSierra Leone

Steady Progress? 30 years of Museveni and the NRM in Uganda

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Writing for Africa Research Institute, Jamie Hitchen, reflects on how far Uganda’s National Resistance Movement has come in achieving the goals in set out in 1986 after thirty years in power.


100 jours après, où en est le gouvernement de Roch Marc Christian Kaboré au Burkina Faso?

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JPG_Kaboré190416-e1461095504824In this reflective article in French for L’Afrique des Idées, Eloïse Bertrand looks back at the first hundred days of Roch Marc Christian Kaboré’s presidency in Burkina Faso and addresses the main issues his government has to tackle: terrorism, judicial and security failings, unemployment, and the promise of a new constitution.

Analysis | Burkina Faso | Politics