African states may have an alternative funding source they could harness during times of crisis: diaspora investment.
Despite the adoption of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide of 1948, signatories have never made an effort to end mass killings.
Kaduna State in Nigeria has been the scene of ethnic and religious violence for years and there seems to be no end in sight.
There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible.
The DRC's Constitutional Court has upheld Felix Tshisekedi's presidential election win.
Kenya needs to disseminate and implement intelligence so that it can effectively prevent and counter future terror attempts.
Foreign press took away the dignity from victims killed in the Nairobi terror attacks by publishing their pictures.
Gabon is a wealthy and stable country and this might explain why the January 7 coup attempt failed.
Felix Tshisekedi may have clinched DRC's presidency but the road ahead won't be a smooth one.
Mali has had a tumultuous 2018, and 2019 might not be any better.
It's been an eventful year for the Democratic Republic of Congo as the country prepares for elections.
Tensions, both within Ethiopia and between Ethiopia and its neighbours, are rooted in history.
Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has created a peace ministry but that may not be enough to stabilize the East African state.
Kenya has a legal framework that protects its citizens from racism but there are challenges with its implementation
Can Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed overcome the country's contemporary history of tribal politics?
Incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta will be Mali's next president but an unremarkable first term, and a flawed election, could put a dent in his legacy.
The security of local aid agency workers on the front line hasn't been prioritised.
The build-up of foreign armed forces does not bode well for the citizens of Niger.
As transitional justice efforts have become more widespread, their mandates have also become increasingly ambitious.
Nigerians go to the polls in 2019 in an election that the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari wants to win by any means necessary.