Kim Yi Dionne

Kim Yi Dionne is associate professor of political science at the University of California–Riverside. She is the author of Doomed Interventions: The Failure of Global Responses to AIDS in Africa (2018), editor-in-chief of the political science blog Good Authority, and cohost of the Ufahamu Africa podcast.

April 2024, Volume 35, Issue 2

Why Malawi’s Democracy Endures

Malawi is a “hard place” for democracy—its economy struggles and state capacity is weak. So how has it avoided the pitfalls that have doomed so many others?