A military confrontation between Uganda and Rwanda remains implausible. But the stand-off between the two countries is reminiscent of the worst days between them.
Rwanda is a paradox -- a 'development miracle' and an authoritarian state.
In the past few decades, there's been more critique of global knowledge inequalities and the global North's dominance.
The availability of data and evidence in the agricultural sector is critical for decision making
The Democratic Republic of Congo's new leader Felix Tshisekedi is being undermined by the outgoing regime of Joseph Kabila.
Kenya needs a national strategic environmental assessment which focuses on the use of sand for large scale construction.
India does not have an official Africa policy, even though it has been engaging with the continent for over six decades.
A national minimum wage could benefit young people who have jobs and stimulate those who have given up trying to find work. But those without work need additional help.
A crucial resource in enabling migration is having some personal link to current migrants.
Botswana's High Court could finally decriminalise same-sex relations.
Swapo remains the dominant party by far in Namibia. But it seems increasingly unable to live up to its promises.
Science is not the absolute truth. Scientific findings are the beginning, not the end, of the quest for truth.
The lengthy nature of some of Africa's wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the "refugee cycle".
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's long rule can be attributed to three main pillars of support: the military, ruling party and political Islam.
Senegal is important for Africa because it’s a country that shifts the narrative of the continent as an “arc of instability.”
Children whose families benefit from social grants and family support interventions enjoy better health, nutrition and schooling.
Warring factions in South Sudan have signed numerous peace deals none of which have held.
The UN doesn't have the magic formula to end tensions in Burundi. It's up to the country's leadership.
It's increasingly difficult to manage diseases in inner cities.
Building a fiscally capable state won't bring benefits in the short term but can build taxpayers confidence.