Surveys shows that the majority of Africans prefer democracy, despite its flaws, to the alternatives.
Moving people without taking their social and economic concerns into consideration isn't the way to deal with urban slums.
As Addis Ababa develops into a modern city, beggars are increasingly being treated like public nuisances and criminals.
Recent urban disasters in Ethiopia and Mozambique resulted in high female mortality, which was been largely ignored.
Satellite research in Ethiopia is opening up a new frontier in the hunt for geothermal power.
Scholars have started to investigate what it really means to be middle class in Africa.
The African Union is changing the way it does business. Its new reforms, led by Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, call for fewer strategic priorities and addressing bureaucratic bottlenecks.
For the first time, all Oromo branches have come together to fight for their national self-determination and democracy
The Sudanese government and its armed opposition are both unhappy with the ceasefire they signed. Senior military officers have also publicly voiced their disapproval of the induced deal.