The Politics Of State-Building And Access To Electricity Provision In Ghana And Uganda
Lauren M. MacLean, Christopher Gore, Jennifer N. Brass &Elizabeth Baldwin

Why do some states provide access to a key public good, electricity, to their citizens, while others do not? We examine this question by explaining the remarkable differences in the level of access to electricity between Ghana and Uganda. Today, Ghana is ranked second in its electrification rate while Uganda is placed among the lowest […]

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Duality Of The African State And Security Challenges Andrews Atta-Asamoah
Andrews Atta-Asamoah

  The big bang introduction of Westphalian models of statehood in Africa truncated the organic evolution of indigenous African governance structures into dominant structures for the African people. Despite the truncation, however, the traditional African state has continued to exist alongside the modern state. The resultant bifurcation has created a unique duality of statehood in […]

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