Political and editorial cartoons are a key indicator of the democratic health of a country - but they can also be regressive.
Outbreaks of zoonotic diseases call for a collaborative approach to surveillance.
A lighting revolution is underway across Africa that's occurred largely without government or donor involvement.
African countries need to urgently develop coherent and strategic policies around water, land and agriculture.
The Rwanda Tribunal convicted people for indescribably horrific crimes and some are asking for early release.
After the 1994 genocide, Rwanda pivoted towards the Anglophone world. But not entirely.
The free movement of people between African countries could facilitate economic development.
An investigative work by journalist Judi Rever is an indictment, describing massacres committed by the Kagame regime so as to establish their qualification as a genocide.
The UN's Responsibility to Protect framework for safeguarding civilians against atrocities could help resolve the Gaza crisis.
Many African elections are less than ideal. But is the rest of the world really that much better?
Political ethics and sports don't match well. The recent deal between Rwanda and Arsenal is potentially a case in point.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
If the referendum goes President Pierre Nkrunziza's way, it will also be a further blow to ordinary Burundians, who live in a state of hardship and adversity.
Rwandan girls with disabilities are challenging domination and stereotypes in a male-dominated setting.
The top U.S. foreign policy goals in Africa evidently no longer relate to human rights or democratic freedoms, but to protecting tiny, marginal American industries.
Not all African leaders are willing to be swept by the democratic reforms of the early 2000s.
Not all rebel armies use rape and sexual violence as a weapon. Some have actually designed ways to prevent such atrocities. How and what can we learn from them?
A day after agreeing a deal on resettling African asylum seekers with the UNHCR rather than forcibly deporting them, Israel announced the deal was off.
Some young East Africans believe that there is nothing wrong with corruption -- except in Rwanda.
Writing about Rwanda sometimes gives the impression of crossing a minefield. It is not a question of controversies between researchers but of denunciation and intimidation.