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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
POLL PREVIEW: EDO STATE’S 2020 GUBERNATORIAL RACE

POLL PREVIEW: EDO STATE’S 2020 GUBERNATORIAL RACE

The Edo governorship election scheduled to hold on 19 September 2020, is one of seven off-season elections across Nigeria’s 36states....

FORUMS OF DEBATE?WHATSAPP AND THE GAMBIA’S POLITICAL TRANSITION

FORUMS OF DEBATE?WHATSAPP AND THE GAMBIA’S POLITICAL TRANSITION

In The Gambia, WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter are directly, and indirectly, shaping politics. Even though smartphone accessremains limited to a...

FACT-CHECK: Were Electoral Materials in Egor LGA, Hijacked,  Moved to Play House Hotel?

FACT-CHECK: Were Electoral Materials in Egor LGA, Hijacked, Moved to Play House Hotel?

VERDICT: False CLAIM: Multiple twitter handles including the official twitter handle of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) claimed that “In...

Edo Election Another Litmus Test of Nigeria’s Commitment to Organising Credible Polls – CDD

Edo Election Another Litmus Test of Nigeria’s Commitment to Organising Credible Polls – CDD

KEY POINTS Parties Claims and Counter Claims of Victory: A Recipe For Violence; US, UK Visa Bans, Other Sanctions, Very...

Escalating Violence in Northern Nigeria

Escalating Violence in Northern Nigeria

Nigeria has long faced varied security challenges that continue to threaten its peace and security. These challenges have been exacerbated...

COVID-19 EN AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST Réponse et impacts

COVID-19 EN AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST Réponse et impacts

Au 26 juin, plus de 65 000 cas de Covid-19 ont été enregistrés dans les 15 pays qui composent la...

West Africa Speed Notes on Security

West Africa Speed Notes on Security

Recently in Burkina Faso, the government reported an attack on a cattle market in eastern Burkina Faso by some unidentified...

WEST AFRICA SPEED NOTE ON ELECTIONS

WEST AFRICA SPEED NOTE ON ELECTIONS

MALI: THE INSTITUTION OF A NEW CONSTITUTIONAL COURT Following the recommendation of ECOWAS, a new Constitutional Court has been established...

DELTA DILEMMAS: Buhari and Nigeria’s South-South Zone

DELTA DILEMMAS: Buhari and Nigeria’s South-South Zone

The oil-rich Niger Delta region has been a policy and political challenge to successive administrations in Nigeria since the 1960s....

Elections, Democracy and COVID-19 in West Africa

Elections, Democracy and COVID-19 in West Africa

Based on its analysis of elections conducted so far in West Africa during the current pandemic, the Centre for Democracy...

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