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Unformatted text preview: succeeding. Since 1988 there has been considerable change in the elections of African countries. While multi-party elections are becoming more popular, the quality of the elections is still an issue, which is not surprising. The provost noted that historically democracy is a process that takes decades as we can see when we compare the situation in Africa to early democracy in America and Europe. Needless to say there will be setbacks and occurrences that may stall and delay the progression of democracy in Africa. In spite of this reality, there has been remarkable progress in Africa in the last twenty years, and it is continuing in present times. The citizens have begun to demand democracy, and the election process is changing....
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- Spring '08
- Democracy, Per capita income, Representative democracy, multi-party elections