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WHAT WE HAVE AT THE MOMENT
WHAT WE HAVE AT THE MOMENT

A one stop centre for publications, e-books and Journals, a modern library service to support democracy in West Africa.

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ECOWAS & the Dynamics of Conflict and Peacebuilding  
Unpacking Falsehoods: COVID-19 and responses in Kano State
Driving Disinformation And The New Media Landscape in Nigeria

"The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 as an independent, not-for-profit, research training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The purpose was to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratisation and development processes in West Africa"
Idayat Hassan
Director, Centre for Democracy and Development
#EndSARS Protest: Finding a Pathway to Sustainable Peace and Development

#EndSARS Protest: Finding a Pathway to Sustainable Peace and Development

Released October 26, 2020 As we continue to condemn the use of ‘live bullets’ on unarmed protesters at the Lekki...

Post Election Analysis: 2020 Ondo State Off-Cycle Governorship Election

Post Election Analysis: 2020 Ondo State Off-Cycle Governorship Election

Introduction On 10 October 2020 voters in Ondo State went to the polls to elect a governor in its off...

Killers of #EndSARS Protesters Must Be Held To Account

Killers of #EndSARS Protesters Must Be Held To Account

PRESS STATEMENT October 21, 2020 We, the undersigned coalition of civil society organisations, are deeply shocked by the killing of...

Africa, Trump, and the Stakes of the November 3rd Election

Africa, Trump, and the Stakes of the November 3rd Election

  By Prof. Boubacar N’Diaye The challenges Africa faces have not changed that much over the last few years: Reclaim...

Violent reprisal of Peaceful Protests Constitute Dangerous Assault on Citizens’ Constitutional Rights

Violent reprisal of Peaceful Protests Constitute Dangerous Assault on Citizens’ Constitutional Rights

Released 18 October 2020 In the last two weeks, the streets of Nigeria have been convulsing with protests and agitations....

Polls in Peril? West Africa’s 2020 Elections

Polls in Peril? West Africa’s 2020 Elections

In the last quarter of 2020, five of the 15 Economic Community of West African States member countries are facing...

Cote D’Ivoire’s High‐Stake Presidential Election

Cote D’Ivoire’s High‐Stake Presidential Election

Ivorians will head to the polls to vote in a presidential election on 31 October 2020. The election is already...

THREATS TO CREDIBLE ELECTIONS IN COTE D’IVOIRE: AN OVERVIEW

THREATS TO CREDIBLE ELECTIONS IN COTE D’IVOIRE: AN OVERVIEW

Cote d’Ivoire is one of six ECOWAS member states scheduled to hold elections in 2020. The 31 October vote will...

CDD Tasks Stakeholders on Credible Ondo Governorship Poll

CDD Tasks Stakeholders on Credible Ondo Governorship Poll

Commends Citizens Focus On Issues of Governance  Says Less Attacks Show Level of Confidence In INEC, Urges Commission To Reciprocate...

CDD PRE-ELECTION REPORT: 2020 ONDO STATE OFF-CYCLE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS

CDD PRE-ELECTION REPORT: 2020 ONDO STATE OFF-CYCLE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS

Introduction On October 10, 2020, voters across 18 Local Government Areas in Ondo State will head to the polls to...

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