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Bringing African Legislatures Back In Into Africa

    • Government

How have African legislatures evolved and how do they shape political competition across the continent? Ken Opalo (Georgetown University), Janette Yarwood (U.S. House of Representatives), and Tyler Beckelman (U.S. Institute of Peace) sat down with Judd Devermont to explore new approaches to strengthening legislative institutions. Guests also weigh in on the agenda behind Kenya’s Building Bridges Initiative and the ongoing Anglophone conflict in Cameroon.
Background Reading:


Legislative Development in Africa: Politics and Postcolonial Legacies by Ken Opalo


Cameroon Must Make Concessions to End the Anglophone Crisis by Ken Opalo and Claire Hazbun

Congressional Letter to His Excellency Paul Biya

What to Watch in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2020

How have African legislatures evolved and how do they shape political competition across the continent? Ken Opalo (Georgetown University), Janette Yarwood (U.S. House of Representatives), and Tyler Beckelman (U.S. Institute of Peace) sat down with Judd Devermont to explore new approaches to strengthening legislative institutions. Guests also weigh in on the agenda behind Kenya’s Building Bridges Initiative and the ongoing Anglophone conflict in Cameroon.
Background Reading:


Legislative Development in Africa: Politics and Postcolonial Legacies by Ken Opalo


Cameroon Must Make Concessions to End the Anglophone Crisis by Ken Opalo and Claire Hazbun

Congressional Letter to His Excellency Paul Biya

What to Watch in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2020

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