Turkey harbours strong national ambitions, and a willingness to grow and use its military muscle alongside economic instruments.
The best way of dealing with desert locust, as other locust species, is to adopt a preventive management strategy.
The number of personnel deployed in UN peacekeeping has slowly been decreasing.
Kenya and Djibouti are building a more secure and sustainable domestic maritime sector.
The resilience of Al-Shabaab raises questions about the effectiveness of the current US military strategy in Somalia.
Drought-driven humanitarian emergencies can be prevented if groundwater is reliably made available at strategic locations.
AMISOM's experiences suggest that urban peace operations must be given sufficient resources from the outset
As Kenya and Somalia scramble for offshore oil and gas, foreign investors wait eagerly on the sidelines
Was the ban a Muslim ban -- or was that just an anti-Trump narrative? A political scientist combs through the data for answers.
More than two out of three displaced people are not refugees, but remain within their own country.
While no deaths have been reported in Ethiopia so far, outbreaks of the mosquito-borne disease spread rapidly and have severe impacts on public health.
It is time to reconsider the predominant strategy in play on the continent for dealing with terrorism.
Due to its lack of international recognition and its limited financial capacity, Somaliland's administration isn't fully capable of supporting the education sector
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
For democracy to work, the press has to be free.
Somali community leaders should help to foster links with their traditional culture.
With the exception of Somali piracy, counter-measures have failed to stop transnational criminal networks from taking to the seas.
The legacy of colonialism's unfinished business has now migrated to the Indian Ocean.
Drones are a tool to manage the threat of al-Shabaab, but there's no way they'll defeat the group entirely.
Speculation and conspiracy theories abound about the Mozambican insurgents leaving a trail of violence in resource rich Cabo Delgado.