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Mr Moletsane Monyake

Post:Doctoral Tutor (Politics)
Other posts:Research student (Politics)
Location:none
Email:M.Monyake@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

Moletsane has previously taught political science at the National University of Lesotho. He has worked as a researcher for the Education Support Services Trust (ESST) and the Institute of Southern African Studies (ISAS). He was Global Integrity's lead researcher and later, its country reviewer for the Kingdom of Lesotho. He was a member of the team of researchers that worked on Lesotho's first African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) project.  

His doctoral research on corruption and collective action in Africa is sponsored by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and supervised by Prof Daniel Hough and Dr Olli Hellman. Moletsane holds:

  • Msc in Political Science (with distinction in the dissertation), University of Cape Town, (2012). 
  • Bsc (Honours) in Political Science, University of Cape Town, (2009).
  • BA in Political Science and Public Administration (First Class), National University of Lesotho, (2006).

Publications

Monyake, M (2017) "Bringing the Citizen back in: Individual-level correlates of popular demand for accountability in Lesotho". in M. Thabane (ed) Towards an anatomy of political instability in Lesotho, 1966—2016. National University of Lesotho. 

Monyake. M. (2016) Does personal experience of bribery explain protest participation in Africa? Afrobarometer. Working Paper No. 167.

Monyake. M and M. Mapetla (2008) “The Significance of Leadership for Sustainable Democracy in Southern Africa” in Matlosa K, et al (eds). The State, Democracy and Poverty Eradication in Africa. Johannesburg: EISA.

 

Articles in blogs and national newspapers

 Monyake, M (2017) Trapped! Lesotho’s political crisis as an assurance dilemma. Pambazuka News. https://www.pambazuka.org/governance/trapped-lesotho%E2%80%99s-political-crisis-assurance-dilemma

Also in: The Southern Times. https://southernafrican.news/2017/05/02/trapped-lesothos-political-crisis-as-an-assurance-dilemma/

Monyake, M (2016) Can Magufuli sustain his clean-up campaign? African Independent. http://www.africanindy.com/opinion/can-magufuli-sustain-his-clean-up-campaign-1480813

Monyake, M (2016) Understanding the ‘incorruptible’ Jonas; the curious case of South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Finance. Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption blog https://scscsussex.wordpress.com/2016/11/04/understanding-the-incorruptible-jonas-the-curious-case-of-south-africas-deputy-minister-of-finance/

 Monyake, M (2015) Rotting from the head down: Institutionalised corruption in Lesotho.  Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption blog. https://scscsussex.wordpress.com/2015/11/19/rotting-from-the-head-down-institutionalised-corruption-in-lesotho/

Monyake, M (2015) On collision course: anti-corruption in Tanzania under Magufuli. Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption blog. https://scscsussex.wordpress.com/2015/12/15/on-collision-course-anti-corruption-in-tanzania-under-magufuli/

Monyake, M and M, TsietsiLesotho's corruption strips democracy of meaning. The Sunday Independent, 29 November 2015.  https://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/the-sunday-independent/20151129/281895887161102

 

Monographs

Matashane-Marite K, M. 'M. Mapetla and M. Monyake (2007). "Election Update 2007 Lesotho." EISA, Numbers 1, 2 and 3.

See for example: https://eisa.org.za/pdf/euls200703.pdf

 

Latest conference presentations

Monyake, M and O, Hellman. Corruption and violence in Africa. Presented at the PSA 66th Annual International Conference, 22 March 2016, Brighton, UK