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2012 Elections in Africa

In 2012 alone, almost 20 African countries will be conducting presidential and general elections. During part I of this two-part special, Africa Regional Spotlights host Robtel Pailey interviews academics from the Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS, Drs. Phil Clark and Dave Harris, to discuss whether or not elections represent the panacea to democratic consolidation in Africa.

Ghanaian singer Zagunor is our featured artist.

Executive Producer: Zoe Glatt
Associate Producers: Aminat Agoro and Catarina Inverso

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