African economies could benefit more from backward linkages to the mining industry than from beneficiation.
Despite continual threats, the media in Uganda continues to tackle controversial issues and break big stories of corruption and abuse of power.
Social media presents new challenges in sensitive cases but media houses must stick to the law.
The South African pressure group Afriforum and its allies want to be the only voices speaking on behalf of Afrikaners.
Calls to impose harsh prison sentences for verbal crimen injuria are often premised on the need to deter such behaviour.
Africans have steadfastly responded to oppression through culture.
Containing Al-Shabaab in Kenya doesn't directly reduce the group's standing inside Somalia.
Data from victim and crime perception surveys help make sense of South Africa's crime statistics.
Flooding seems to be an inevitable reality for Nigeria. But the risks can be minimised.
The Colombian government has learned the hard way that simply explaining a complex deal to people won't win them over.
Twenty years after the Good Friday Agreement, churches have tended to marginalise the mavericks who helped bring about peace.
Wildlife conservation is often part of the peacebuilding process, but there is a risk it can make conflicts even worse.
Brexit negotiations threaten the peacebuilding efforts that have taken place since the Good Friday Agreement.
For a brief moment at the turn of the millennium, it seemed Seoul and Pyongyang were starting to open up to each other.
We need to learn the skills of living together.
Once one of the world's very poorest countries, Cambodia has been through a remarkable two and a half decades of growth and development.
When nearly half the world's people are under 24 years old, they clearly have a critical role to play in working for peace and security around the world.
Academics from several South African universities say that in the current world economy decisions about any country's finance minister cannot be made "lightly or capriciously".
There were more airstrikes against ISIS this July 4 weekend. Most politicians agree that ‘war is the answer.’ But here’s an argument that peacebuilding is the only realistic way to defeat ISIS.