Democracy and Accountability in Pre-colonial Africa: Lessons for Contemporary African States
This article is a contribution to the debate on democracy and accountability in Africa. It examines the nexus between Democracy and Accountability. It argues that whereas democracy engendered accountability in pre-colonial Africa, modern democracy in Africa fails to bring accountability to the front burner of politics which is attributed to colonial rule that led to the destruction of...
Published at Ife Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Published in 2013
Joshua, Segun and Oni, Samuel
ONI Samuel » Samuel Oni lectures at the Department of Political Science & International Relations, College of Leadership and Development Studies, Covenant University, Nigeria. He is the Postgraduate Coordinator of the department and has served in a number of the University's committees including Chair, Covenant University Conference on E-business and E-government in Nigeria, Chair, Tutorial Committee,... view full profile
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