Hi, this is David. When I was a small kid I always dreamt with being a journalist. I had no one in my family coming from this background, but I did it anyway, why not? What I never thought is I'd end up working on a vast continent south of my birthplace: Africa. Here you can find my portfolio, with all my articles and research published. You can also find as a link to my personal project, the África Mundi newsletter, where I try spread them the same enthusiasm and love Africa generates me to a Spanish public.




Journalism

Research

Kenya is in its most long-lasting decentralization period in its independent history. The 2010 Constitution created 47 counties to improve service delivery in the periphery, promote minorities' rights and unite the country. But is it working for everyone? This paper uses social, economic and political data to analyze the impact of county...

Liberation movements arose in Southern Africa in the second half of the 20th Century to end with colonialism and white-minority rule, all sharing an African nationalism and socialist ideology. Three decades later all remain in power, but they are steadily losing support in young and changing societies which claim more accountability. This paper...

Africa is home to most of the nascent countries in the world. It is also home to seven of the ten longest serving presidents, all of them have been in power for at least 20 years. Constitutional two-term limits for presidents were introduced to foster democratic de- velopment. However, this change has not been permanent. Ten African leaders have...

About me

I'm a Journalist and political science researcher on Sub-Saharan Africa born in Valencia, Spain. I did my Bachelor in Journalism at the University of Navarra and currently work at one of its think tanks, the Navarra Center for International Development. As a freelance, I write regularly with media outlets El País Planeta Futuro, El Orden Mundial, Diari Ara, The Conversation, esglobal and wherever they let me tell stuff about the continent which I love.