Other nations tolerated the erosion of liberal values in Venezuela for a long time before crisis hit.
The argument isn't whether African democracies are better than those in the West. It's simply that the idea of "real" and "not yet real" democracies expresses a colonial mentality, not reality.
Most of the things Nigerians complained about in 2015 are still unresolved -- unemployment, poverty and economic disempowerment.
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.
Stories about mafias are often driven by ethnic stereotypes.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to double the price of petrol shows very poor judgement and bad leadership.
Felix Tshisekedi may have clinched DRC's presidency but the road ahead won't be a smooth one.
Referenda have their place in democracy, but can also be misused.
Keeping the water and power on, managing sewers and collecting garbage will help communities shattered by the Syrian civil war rebuild – and keep out the Islamic State, says a former aid official.
The ICC is meant to be a Court of last resort, to ensure justice for victims and to end impunity. It's not living up to these promises.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is defying a constitutional court order to release a UN-backed prosecutor his government arrested and allow his corruption investigation to continue.
The recent poll in the DRC was messy. Nevertheless, it showed that significant change is underway in the country.
Estimates of modern slavery vary widely, whether they try to pin down numbers in the U.S., across the globe or just in certain industries.
Obama's plan to withdraw from Afghanistan had several facets and was part of a wider strategy in the Middle East.
Brazil's new president – often called the 'Trump of the tropics' for his inflammatory, right-wing rhetoric – won over poorer voters by stoking fear and resentment. Can he make them happy?
While the West fails to solve its border issues, countries in Asia and Africa have found a positive way forward.
For Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, 'never again' was 'a prayer, a promise, a vow'. Unfortunately, this vow is all too often broken.
There’s an orderly fashion to so-called disruptive "manifestations", as they’re called in French. But the "gilets jaunes" didn’t follow the rules. So who exactly broke the rules?
The intricacies of Lebanese politics mean Syrian refugees continue to be scapegoated.