Sharon Tshipa is a media practitioner, writer and social entrepreneur based in Gaborone, Botswana. She currently works for Chinese news agency Xinhua and as a freelance video journalist for French newswire service AFP. Tshipa is also co-founder and chairperson of the Botswana Society for Human Development, a local NGO.
How can we use existing legal frameworks to ensure effective natural resources management, subsequently bring about wealth and prosperity to citizens, and protect democracy? Here are six tips from participants at the Annual Democracy Forum 2014 in Gaborone, Botswana.
There is overwhelming evidence that where women are empowered, democracy is stronger. But how can this be accomplished in Africa? Two experts share their insights on what needs to be done to ensure that women substantially promote and benefit from democracy across the continent.
If democracy is such an expedient concept, why are African governments failing to uphold it? Several development luminaries weighed in on how the continent can overcome 5 challenges to African democracy at the recent Annual Democracy Forum 2014 in Gaborone, Botswana.
Does development bring democracy, or is it the other way around? At the Annual Democracy Forum 2014 in Botswana, we asked several experts to share their views about why democracy matters in development.
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