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Democracy, governance, Africa
The spread of democracy in the global community has been rampant since the end of World War II. On the continent of Africa, as a collective of countries are recent newcomers as sovereign states to this governmental practice. The purpose of this thesis is to explore the political development of African countries since the end of colonialism and the systems of government that countries are practicing since independence. Alongside the current system of government, there is a need to analysis the connections between pre-colonial institutions whether or not if they are complimentary or antithetical to democracy in African countries. Lastly, to examine the benefits that comes with having a democratic government in Africa.
Afful, Kofi, "Traditional Governance Influence on Democracy in Africa" (2015). CUNY Academic Works.