International Institute for Justice and Development

News and Publications: News


Burundi Elections: Great Hopes and Great Disappointments

Burundi Elections: Great Hopes and Great Disappointments

Democratic elections have a profound significance that goes beyond the mere act of choosing leaders.  They are used to mark progress, strength, and international standing.

Read More

Africa’s Waning Waters: Dispute over the Nile

Africa’s Waning Waters: Dispute over the Nile

With populations booming throughout Africa and water sources already strained due to recurrent drought and desertification, disputes over major African water resources are likely to increase.

Read More

The Sudan Elections: Endeavoring Democracy in a Most Undemocratic Environment

The Sudan Elections: Endeavoring Democracy in a Most Undemocratic Environment

Sudan’s recent elections, first multi-party elections in almost 25 years, demonstrated that the country is moving towards a more democratic political system…

Read More

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): MONUC’s Impending Withdrawal

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): MONUC’s Impending Withdrawal

In approximately one month, the mandate of the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) will expire, a frightening reality considering the state of the country.

Read More

Media Restrictions in Zimbabwe: The Path to Free and Fair Access

Media Restrictions in Zimbabwe: The Path to Free and Fair Access

Since achieving independence from colonial powers, African nations have struggled to develop effective governmental institutions that serve the needs of their people.

Read More

Niger: A Coup Pour L’Etat?

Niger: A Coup Pour L’Etat?

Africa experienced yet another coup d’état.  A majority faction of Niger’s military, calling themselves the Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy (CSRD), staged a military ‘coup’...

Read More

Nelson Mandela’s South Africa: 20 years later

Nelson Mandela’s South Africa: 20 years later

In 1994, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela became the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Read More

‹ First  < 3 4 5