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Jonathan Bashi

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring 2019 as a PhD graduate from the SOAS, University of London’s School of Law. He now works as a consultant and a law professor in the DRC.

All articles of Jonathan Bashi

DR Congo

Imperfect but historical elections

The new president of the DR Congo is facing enormous challenges


A pervasive lack of trust

There is no guarantee that the elections in the DRC will be peaceful, transparent and credible

Results of African division

Difficult legacy

Political and economic, legal and linguistic structures rooting in colonialism impede African unity


Anglophone estrangement

Cameroonians struggle for true democracy and self-determination


A blow to democracy

Fragility of Gabon’s political structures comes to light in presidential elections


More turmoil to come?

Clinging to power, President Kabila threatens peace and stability in DR Congo

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