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Fees Commission’s report and the Presidency include Director Fioramonti’s take on Fees Must Fall, 13.11.2017

The Presidency acknowledges the contributions of GovInn’s Director Lorenzo Fioramonti in the Fees Commission’s report through a press release this Monday 13th of November. In his contribution, Prof. Fioramonti proposes a model for student’s loans.

 

Read the press release here.

Read the report here.

Names and democracy in Southern Africa: the tale of two presidents

GovInn Researcher Chris Nshimbi compares the democratization processes of Zambia and Malawi on his latest post for the Nordic Africa Institut of Uppsala, Sweden.

“A few days after celebrating 50 years of independence in October, Zambia relived a sad history: the death of a second incumbent president to die in office in the space of six years.

Zambia is once again appearing as a beacon of peace in a violent and conflict ridden continent. However, the proof shall be in the transition with elections to be held 90 days after the president’s demise.

There are interesting comparisons to be made with neighbouring Malawi—the story less told about the successes of the evolving democratization in southern Africa.

Southern Africa needs committed politicians and senior bureaucrats that transcend personal interests to apply the principles of democracy and seek the firm establishment of state institutions.”

Read the full article on the Nordic Africa Development Policy Forum