Insights from Leaders of Africa
Barriers exist for women getting involved in Kenyan politics. Dr. Akala emphasizes the role of cultural and structure factors, and she identifies how benchmarks are not fully being met.
Prof. Maphunye suggests that national election commissions, also known as election management bodies (EMBs), play an important role in ensuring free and fair elections.
Prof. Maphunye discusses the contributions that election observation can make, as well as present shortcomings in observation missions.
Ms. Camara explains that the media must play an important role in enhancing government transparency during The Gambia’s political transition.
Mr. Kennedy Masime is the executive director of the Centre for Governance and Development.