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Can democracy deliver for Africa?

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 27 September 2013

Is a Western model of democracy always the best means of governance in Africa? Is it working? What does it mean to be democratic anyway? Does electoral victory imply a 'winner takes all' approach - giving the victorious party a mandate to rule without accountability - and should it? This is one of the most popular and frequent suggestions from debate listeners.


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