266pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019
First published in the UK in 2019.
Foreword by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
"With democracy, we have a better future in Africa. It works for our economies and for our people. Read this book and learn why freedom matters." Pierre Buyoya, former president of Burundi
"Clear, concise, incisive...Democracy Works deciphers a complex topic in explaining when democratic transitions stick and why democracy works better than the alternatives." Mcebisi Jonas, Presidential Investment Envoy, South Africa
"Packed with powerful ideas, valuable insights and persuasive analysis, this book is essential reading for anyone who cares about politics in Africa." Nic Cheeseman, University of Birmingham and author of How to Rig an Election
Greg Mills heads the Brenthurst Foundation in Johannesburg.
Olusegun Obasanjo is a former president of Nigeria.
Jeffrey Herbst is President of the American Jewish University.
Tendai Biti is a former finance minister of Zimbabwe.