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date: 22 October 2020

nomadisme politique

A Dictionary of African Politics

Nic Cheeseman,

Eloïse Bertrand,

Sa’eed Husaini

nomadisme politique 

A French term that literally translates as ‘political nomadism’ and is used in countries such as Burkina Faso to refer to the frequency with which some politicians change parties. It is the equivalent of transhumance and floor-crossing.