Jump to navigation

Vol 38 No 6

Published 14th March 1997


Democracy deficit

South African President Nelson Mandela, rushing from a crisis meeting on Zaïre, told off his colleagues for being late for meetings. He wants African governments to be prompter in their response to their peoples' wishes, too. The Roundtable on Democracy and Good Governance in Botswana (23-27 February) was an opportunity for frank speaking and won praise for its proposer, the Commonwealth Secretary General, Emeka Anyaoku (whose native Nigeria is suspended from the Commonwealth for its undemocratic failings).

End of preview - This article contains approximately 399 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.


If you have a print subscription already, click here for a password that gives you full access to the website.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.