The Public Administration in Africa


Public Administration in Africa addresses the main topics in the discipline, including governance context and reorientation of government, decentralization and intergovernmental relations, public financial management, human resources management and accountability and transparency. The book reviews the experience of specific African countries, including a discussion of the main strengths and weaknesses of each national public administration system. The first part comprises eleven chapters focused on the main issues in public administration and the second part comprises ten chapters devoted to selected country studies. Countries discussed are: Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and Tanzania.