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Sierra Leone Votes: The Top Contenders Barring any last minute decision by the Supreme Court, Sierra Leone.

Barring any last minute decision by the Supreme Court, Sierra Leone will hold presidential, legislative and local government elections on March 7, 2018. This will be the fourth elections since the end of the civil war in 2002 and the first since the Ebola epidemic. The incumbent, Ernest Bai Koroma, ...
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Nigeria’s 2019 Elections: Preparations, Politics and Prospects In February 2019, Nigerians will vote in the country’s sixth election since the return to democracy in 1999

In February 2019, Nigerians will vote in the country’s sixth election since the return to democracy in 1999. The stakes will be high, as immediate security and economic pressures combine with longer-term policy challenges such as population growth and employment provision, and environmental degrad...
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CDD joins YMCA to launch Barrowmeter,The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) joined its partner, Young Men Christian Association Computer Training Centre and Digital Studio (YMCACTC&DS) in the Gambia

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) joined its partner, Young Men Christian Association Computer Training Centre and Digital Studio (YMCACTC&DS) in the Gambia, to officially launch Barrowmeter (www.barrow-meter.org) on Tuesday 13 February 2018.  The Barrow-Meter is designed to measur...
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Why Do Think Tanks Matter

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) Tuesday 30th January 2018, hosted the launch of the 2017 Global Think index annual Report Launch with the theme “Why Do Think Tanks Matter”. The event was one in a series held in over 100 cities across the globe by 175 organizations. The Lea...
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Peace in northeastern Nigeria requires justice for military crimes not just Boko Haram atrocities

One day the Boko Haram insurgency will come to an end. When it does, there will be a painful time of reckoning. But for lasting peace to come to northeastern Nigeria, one important fact must be acknowledged from the start: there are perpetrators and victims on many sides. After eight and a half year...
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Buharimeter Quiz Competition

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) organized its Buharimeter Quiz Competition in Lagos on the 25th of January 2018. The competition saw 14 schools participate. The Schools include Apata Memorial High School, Jubril Martins School, Methodist Girl’s School, Yaba; Igbobi College, Holy Chi...
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