Local communities are wary of the sudden arrival of outsiders and of their interest in regions where there's been violence for years
The splintering in Renamo has its origins in the unexpected death last May of Afonso Dhlakama, its leader of 39 years.
It is time to reconsider the predominant strategy in play on the continent for dealing with terrorism.
Sanders was not afraid to challenge and speak out about sensitive and difficult issues, to people in senior positions of power - and when he did, they sat up and listened.
There is a strong framework of international laws and conventions that defend free speech, but Uganda continues to limit freedom of expression especially when the people criticise their president.
Beliefs about the role played by foreign nationals in South Africa clearly influence how people think about anti-immigrant hate crime.
Robert Mugabe's years of playing one group off against the other to favour himself finally wore too thin in 2017.
Aside from wrangles over leadership, there's now a face-off between two movements within one of Senegal's most influential political parties
It's time for a new approach as it becomes increasingly clear that protests won't topple the Zanu-PF government.
Over the past two decades digitisation has steadily transformed African farming.
Given that some states are being asked to increase their presence in border and remote areas, free trade and free movement of goods and people could become a real cause for concern.
Tropical cyclones Idai and Kenneth have shown how important it is to integrate local information and resources with global scale forecasts and support.
Our research shows how a large scale renewable energy project can be plagued by many of the same troubling impacts on local communities as oil and extractive industries.
Western perceptions of what's happening in Tunisia differ sharply with Tunisia's daily reality: the truth is that its political transformation is in trouble.
Policies that will drive investment and change the structure of economies in the West African sub region are facing several challenges.
This book is a booster to morale. It tells South Africans they can enjoy the impressive economic growth they once achieved.
Central banks are expected to act without fear or favour. But to deal with climate change, they may have to encourage financial institutions to favour certain types of activities over others.
The aviation ambitions of several African countries are linked to Chinese investment.
While sometimes intolerant of criticism, Nyerere tended to respond with argument rather than force.
Incidents of violence and growing fear and uncertainty have pushed over 400 000 Burundians to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.