Journal of Business & Economic Policy

ISSN 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jbep

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Electronic Voting Operations and Capabilities in sub- Saharan Africa
Ephraim Okoro, PhD

This paper evaluates critical issues facing democratization, voting process, election outcomes, and the quality of governance in sub-Saharan Africa since independence. It further explores the future prospects of democracy and political development in the context of 21st century global political conditions and realities. The study specifically provides a cost-benefit analysis of technology/electronic voting operations and capabilities in conducting elections in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa. Finally, it recommends strategies for achieving political development, leadership accountability, responsible governance, and sustainable democracies in Africa.

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