African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 330

Decentralisation and good governance in Africa: A critical review

February 2018 - Vol 12 Num. 2

This review essay outlines and discusses the conceptual and empirical dimensions of decentralisation in Africa. It examines the link between decentralisation, development and good governance. The essay contends that even if decentralisation has been embraced by several countries as an institutional reform capable of...

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February 2018

Decentralisation and good governance in Africa: A critical review

Sabiti Makara  

January 2018

The Beijing consensus versus the Washington consensus: The dilemma of Chinese engagement in Africa

Jarso Galchu

January 2018

When party policies do not matter: Examination, the ambivalence of voting behaviors in the Zambian presidential elections

Greg Gondwe

December 2017

Dynastic rule in Equatorial Guinea

Douglas A. Yates

November 2017

The U.S informal empire: US African Command (AFRICOM) expanding the US economic-frontier by discursively securitizing Africa using exceptional speech acts

Khaled Al-Kassimi

October 2014

Neo-colonialism or De-colonialism? China’s economic engagement in Africa and the implications for world order

Jian Junbo and Donata Frasheri

October 2014

Lessons of 1969’S US Selective Service Amendment Act: Explaining US babyboomers’ civil war

George Steven Swan

October 2014

Elaborated and restricted codes of pluralism - Entangled manifestations in natural resource-dependent African countries

Francisco Kofi Nyaxo Olympio

November 2014

PBC- A commission for hegemonic peace building?

Keorapetse Mmoloki Gabatlhaolwe

November 2014

Elites and exclusive politics in Sub-Saharan African

Ibrahim Baba

January 2008

Path to African security under the 21st century nuclear regime

V. O. S. Okeke

  • Article Number: 3F6C0745770

January 2008

Ripe without warning: Israel and Egypt 1967-1973

Brian Christopher Nethery Kelly

  • Article Number: 08E87EF5780

August 2008

A myth and the reality: Does democratization bring investment?

Adoyi Onoja

  • Article Number: 7F1F8BF5816

August 2008

Rational emotive behaviour therapy in improving retirees’ attitude towards political participation

Mary Ogechi Esere, Joshua A. Omotosho and Mary C. O. Arewah

  • Article Number: 4911B025830

January 2009

The space for Congolese self-determination between absences and presences of the African Union and the United Nations

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

  • Article Number: 9A3DE715820