by admin | March 10, 2024 12:47 pm

How helpful has the democratically imported praxis from Western and North American regions been to the people of the African continent? During the post-independence period, many African countries grappled with the challenge
of establishing new political systems, often influenced by Western democratic models.

In the 1990s, the continent saw a swift shift towards democratisation. Many nations transitioned from one-party to multiparty democracies. The aim was potentially and simply put: to improve the lives of people. However, today, decades after, the Western or North American type of democracy has so far proved to be a failure on the African continent.

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