The origins of Ethiopia’s food crisis can be traced to a bitter feud between Eritrean and Tigrayan liberation fighters.
Rebuilding South Africa after the devastation of state capture would not be possible without the work of the Zondo commission.
The deal undermines every human being’s right to seek asylum and commitments enshrined in the Refugee Convention.
Our work highlights the potential of phone surveys to monitor active and large-scale conflicts.
Maxime Mokom is an ordinary man who came to reflect a specific vision of the Central African society, one that exclude other fellow citizens in the name of being a ‘true central African’.
The idea of what it means to be South Sudanese is not universally accepted in the young nation.
Political extremism has a checklist. The more boxes are checked, the closer political extremism gets.
International support for Déby and the dependence on Chad’s peacekeeping troops had a downside: it came at the expense of democracy and respect for human rights.
Any ruling party in South Africa has found it hard to maintain internal coherence and unity over an extended time span amid wide national diversity.
Avoiding trite moralisations, Professor Southall uses empirical research to shed light on white South Africans’ adjustment to democracy.
To predict - and prevent - election-related violence, it’s important to first understand the key drivers of conflict.
In 2022 the world is in the midst of another inflection point that few predicted. African countries have history they can draw on to respond.
South Africa does not put refugees in camps. So, the government is responsible for their protection and well-being. Its performance was hit-and-miss.
Kibaki gave Kenya’s higher education sector a free market capitalistic orientation, endearing him to the World Bank and the IMF
The guilty verdict on Blaise Compaoré should be celebrated as a landmark victory for democracy and peoples’ movements in Africa.
While refugees in Rwanda have the right to freedom of movement and work, in practice it’s difficult for them.
South Sudan wants to create a professional army from rival forces in under 12 months. It’s a lofty timeline that faces many challenges.
South Africans are increasingly dissatisfied with democracy because of its failure to address inequality.
Freedom Day needs to be used by South Africans to renew their commitment to correcting their country’s faults.
To end banditry, Nigeria first needs to tackle poverty, hunger and unemployment.