Namibia contributes a positive image to Africa in governance and other indicators. But the reality for most of the country’s 2.3 million people isn't quite as rosy.
The creation of a UN special rapporteurship on the right to development should help develop practical solutions on how the right could be realised.
Even though three women have recently been appointed to powerful positions in Japanese politics, gender parity in the country is a long way off.
Whenever the crisis in Burundi is discussed, the economy is often overlooked, even though it is central to understanding the backdrop to the most severe crisis since the end of the civil war.