Panel discusses African politics

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Chude Jideonwo, a Nigerian journalist, lawyer and 2017 Yale Greenberg World Fellow, drew parallels between discontent with African governments and recent global events like Brexit at a talk Wednesday evening.

The event, which took place in Luce Hall, was hosted by the Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center and titled “How To Win Elections in Africa” after Jideonwo’s new book of the same name. After he kicked off the event by reading and discussing excerpts from his book, a group of scholars discussed problems of governance in Rwanda and Kenya in a panel discussion titled “Calm in Rwanda, Chaos in Kenya.” (continue to YDN article)