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Kim Yi Dionne is Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.
A study of rebel organizations in the Horn of Africa finds territorial wins and losses can cause rebellions to fragment.
See things from the perspective of ordinary people fighting extremism.
In teaching us about soldier mutinies, this new book also tells a bigger story about justice and honor.
How? By asking the women protesters and activists who participated in the uprising.
Get this year's African politics summer reading list, and read along!
Protests scheduled for Dec. 13 may be a crucial test for Malawians' constitutional rights.
People navigating the AIDS epidemic in Africa are already very AIDS-aware.
Counting votes under a preferential voting system in a diverse society can take a long time.
No matter what Mugabe's government says, poll shows citizens want government out of private communications, even when security is at stake.