The crux of the arms-to-Russia allegations relates to the content of the US intelligence reports.
Ethiopia’s mass housing project has built and transferred half-a-million houses in two decades – but it’s damaging the social fabric of communities.
Justice Mokgoro’s advocacy for group solidarity and reconciliation is discernible in several of her judgments.
Tanzania’s refugee policy in the 1990s is a good example of how geopolitics affects ordinary refugees.
A lack of political legitimacy can lead governments to illegal purchases of small arms and light weapons.
Fear has important consequences for how people vote, what they spend their money on, who they consider to be part of their communities, and who they treat as outsiders.
The US’s negative attitude towards BRICS reflects its own weakening global power, especially its inability to isolate Russia in Europe and to contain China’s growing influence.
The number of refugees leaving Sudan is particularly high because Sudan was itself host to a million refugees.
Sudan’s civilian protesters have gained a form of political power that traditional elites have struggled to attain.
How Swapo and the ANC respond to any further decline in electoral support will define the future of democracy in both countries.
It’s a near certainty that Kagame will be here for some time to come; but as Rwanda looks to the future, it may need or indeed demand a change of guard.
Ghana’s regions have no autonomy, yet creating new ones is contentious as it threatens the interests of chiefs and political parties.
A lot is said about kidnapping for ransom in Nigeria but little is known about how families mobilise resources and deliver ransom to kidnappers.
There is a risk that Sudan’s conflict could spill over into neighbouring countries.
Finding the right balance between media freedom and limits remains one of the greatest challenges modern democracies face.
As much as 31% of grant beneficiaries engage in informal work to ‘grow’ their income.
A threshold has been crossed, with a pessimistic outlook becoming more dominant than an optimistic one.
The current focus by extra-regional actors is an elite project that undermines a maritime security strategy that would benefit the African people.
Electoral violence, low voter turnout, ethnic politics and voters’ suppression were notable features of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria.
Omar al-Bashir fell in 2019, but his military successors have preserved much of the authoritarian infrastructure of his regime.