South Africa and Nigeria have had a turbulent relationship dating back to the early 1990s.
The African Union's role in Sudan's political crisis proves that it's legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
In death, President Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi has left behind an unfinished revolution which now needs a new leader.
Nigerians had hoped for a technocratic cabinet but the country's new ministers have not offered a break from previous political appointments.
There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about Bissau-Guinean politics going forward.
Ugandan women MPs are working with men to amplify their own voices and pass meaningful laws.
Ethiopia's regional governance system is doing more harm than good.
The ruling National Resistance Movement has undermined Uganda's democracy
June 12 is widely regarded as the most important day in Nigeria's post-independence poltiical history
The Cabinet signals to the Zuma faction that the Ramaphosa group believes their star is waning and that they are not strong enough to turn the tide.
The presidents' wives hold a lot of sway within the political power structure.
The African Union's policy offers no wriggle room for a discretionary response to coups, a scourge that imperils the consolidation of democracy.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has implemented power-sharing agreements before but none of them have worked.
The African Peer Review Mechanism got off to a good start, but enthusiasm soon waned.
Shutting down or controlling access to the internet has become a go-to strategy among some African states who want to control the political narrative.
There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible.
Ethiopia has gone through a series of changes that's put the country on firm democratic footing.
The volatile conditions in the Central African Republic make the administration of justice difficult.
Mali has had a tumultuous 2018, and 2019 might not be any better.
The Economic Freedom Fighters' strategy of painting President Ramaphosa and his allies as corrupt is unlikely to succeed.