African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 403

Table of Content: October-December 2023; 17(4)

October 2023

Power-sharing and electoral conflict management in Zanzibar: Focusing on electoral institutions

Zanzibar adopted a power-sharing in 2010 to solve the tumultuous electoral conflict that resulted in bloodshed and social upheaval. In a unique case, the adoption involves a referendum vote and a subsequent constitutional change. The aim was to make the arrangement reliable and stable for peace and democracy on the Island. The expectation, though, fades into obscurity. The public witnessed election violence in 2020, a...

Author(s): Moh&#;d Juma Haji and Ambrose Theobald Kessy

October 2023

International policy coups d'├ętat in Francophone African countries causes, consequences and international responses

This article examines recent coups d'état in Francophone African countries, including Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, and explores their causes, implications and international responses. To fully understand these events, the article begins by contextualizing the independence of these nations and their complex relationships with France. In the 1950s, France granted independence to its African colonies but...

Author(s): Gregoire Anani

November 2023

Low wages - corruption nexus: The Sokoto state of Nigeria civil service dilemmas

This paper examines the nexus between low wages and corruption in the Nigerian civil service. Methodologically, the paper adopted the survey research design. The unit of analysis of this study is the civil servant. The population of this study was drawn from the civil servants in Sokoto State totaling twenty-nine thousand five hundred and eighty-three (29,583). The paper anchored on “clash of morality...

Author(s): Ogundiya, I. Sarafa, Titus, U. Monday and Medupin, C. Femi

December 2023

Kenya's evolving recognition and non-recognition policy under moi: A case of China and Taiwan (1990-1998)

This study delves into the transformation of Kenya's foreign policy with regard to recognition and non-recognition, with a particular focus on its handling of China and Taiwan during the period spanning 1990 to 1998. Historically, Kenya's recognition policy adhered to the conventional norm of emphasizing the recognition of sovereign states over specific governments, as exemplified by Dr. Njoroge Mungai's...

Author(s): Ogeto Danvas Mabeya