Strengthening political parties: Analysis

Updated June 2007

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Southern African Development Community analyses

KADIMA, D, MATLOSA, K & SHALE, V 2006 Enhancing the Effectiveness of Political Parties in the SADC Region Through Public Outreach Programmes [PDF document], EISA Research Report No 29.

MATLOSA, K 2005 Political Parties and Democratisation in the Southern African Development Community Region: The Weakest Link? [PDF document], EISA Research Report No 15.

LANDSBERG, C 2004 Democratisation, Dominant Parties and Weak Opposition: The Southern African Project [PDF document], EISA Occassional Paper No 22.

OLALEYE, W 2003 Political Parties and Multi-party Elections in Southern Africa [PDF document], EISA SADC Insight 4.

MATLOSA, K 2004 Interrogating Challenges for Intra-party Democracy in Southern Africa [PDF document], EISA Occassional Paper No 17.

KARUME, S 2004 Party Systems in the SADC Region: In Defence of the Dominant Party System [PDF document], EISA Occassional Paper No 16.

Country analyses

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ANGOLA Political Parties and Political Evolution in Angola | Os Partidos e a Evolução Política em Angola [PORTUGUES & ENGLISH, PDF document], Augusto Santana, 2006, EISA Research Report No 28.
BOTSWANA Political Parties in Botswana [PDF document], Gloria Somolekae, 2005, EISA Research Report No 27.
DRC Parties and Political Transition in the Democratic Republic of Congo | Partis Politiques et Transition en République Démocratique Du Congo, H. Kabungulu Ngoy-Kangoy, 2006 [FRANÇAIS & ENGLISH, PDF document], EISA Research Report No 20.
LESOTHO Investigating Intra-party Democracy in Lesotho: Focus on Basutoland Congress Party and Basotho National Party [PDF document], Fako Johnson Likoti, 2005, EISA Occassional Paper 39
Political Parties and Democratisation in Lesotho [PDF document], Khabele Matlosa and Caleb Sello, 2005, EISA Research Report No 23
Democratic Consolidation and Political Parties in Lesotho [PDF document], Wole Olaleye 2003, EISA Research Report No 15.
MADAGASCAR No publications
MALAWI Political Parties: Development and Change in Malawi [PDF document], Nandini Patel, 2005, EISA Research Report No 21.
MAURITIUS Political Parties and Democracy in Mauritius [PDF document], S Bunwaree, R Kasenally, 2005, EISA Research Report No 19.
MOZAMBIQUE Parties and Political Development in Mozambique [PDF document], Eduard J Sitoe, Zefanias Matsimbe, Amilcar F. Pereira, 2005, EISA Research Report No 22.
NAMIBIA Parties and Political Development in Namibia [PDF document], VL Tonchi, AN Shifotoka, 2005, EISA Research Report No 26.
SEYCHELLES No publications
SOUTH AFRICA Political Parties and Democratic Governance in South Africa [PDF document], Tom Lodge and Ursula Scheidegger, 2006, EISA Research Report No 25
How the ANC Won the 2004 Elections [PDF document], S Letsholo, 2005, EISA Occassional Paper No 31
The Dominant Party System: Challenges for South Africa's Second Decade of Democracy [PDF document], Heidi Brooks 2004, EISA Occassional Paper No 25
South Africa's Political Futures: The Positive and Negative Implications of One-party Dominance [PDF document], A Butler 2002, EISA Democracy seminar series papers No 2, 7 August 2002
SWAZILAND Political Movements and the Challenges for Democracy in Swaziland [PDF document], Joshua Bheki Mzizi, 2005, EISA Research Report No 18.
TANZANIA Parties and Political Development in Tanzania [PDF document], Rose Shayo, 2005, EISA Research Report No 24.
ZAMBIA Political Parties and the Quest for Democratic Consolidation in Zambia [PDF document], Jotham Momba, 2005, EISA Research Report No 17
Parties in Parliament: the Relationship between Members of Parliament and their Parties in Zambia [PDF document], Neo Simutanyi, 2005, EISA Occassional Paper No 36.
ZANZIBAR See Tanzania
ZIMBABWE Political Parties and the Democratisation Process in Zimbabwe [PDF document], Lloyd M Sachikonye, 2005, EISA Research Report No 16
Political Parties and Governance in Zimbabwe [PDF document], Wole Olaleye, 2004, EISA Occassional Paper No 18.