The peace agreement was short-lived largely due to the absence of open and genuine commitments by both sides.
Protests in Kinshasa are an indictment of the lack of attention to the Congolese crisis.
Undermining the delicate relations between Israel and Egypt could potentially grant Hamas a strategic political achievement.
The politics of ethnicity laid the groundwork for Mungiki.
Electoral reforms are urgent for Tanzania because local elections are scheduled for December 2024.
The fact that the presidency is attempting to get away with minimal regulation of bulk interception raises doubt about its commitment to ending intelligence abuse.
The decision by the three countries could change the dynamics of Ecowas.
Hage Geingob’s legacy as a moderniser will live on despite contradictions and unfulfilled promises.
South Africa’s defence force has been in decline for some time as its budget has shrunk while its duties have changed.
Ogwal’s experiences as an opposition politician are emblematic of the challenges faced by political opponents of the regime in Uganda.
Palestine remains the single issue on which South Africa’s support for a people’s struggle has been unquestionably consistent.
Those who reject recourse to the courts in favour of street demonstrations are taking the wrong approach to the current democratic turning point.
The ANC leans heavily on its liberation movement brand. But this will not necessarily be a determining factor in who will sway voters later this year.
South Africa’s legal team includes lawyers who previously acted against the government.
The bill seeks greater intelligence powers but neglects oversight.
There is precedent showing the ICJ may grant provisional measures within a month or two of the hearing, preventing Israel from causing further harm in Gaza.
The new intervention force must be sizeable, and have proper air cover as well as transport and air elements. None are guaranteed.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s messages, and tone of delivery, suggest an assertive leader representing the interests of the global south.
Anna “Kakurukaze” Mungunda became the most widely acknowledged face of the resistance to the apartheid policy of forced removal.
The terrorism discourse in Ghana shows how flawed views of the war on terror continue to shape thinking about security.