Former presidents Obasanjo and Mbeki have arguably made the most important contribution to Africa in the 21st Century by promoting peace, democracy, regional integration and pan-Africanism.
Our findings suggest that it is time to take Kenyan youth seriously as politically important actors.
Although it's failed to deliver democracy to citizens, Nigeria is not the collapsed and disintegrated entity which a 2005 US National Intelligence Council analysis predicted it would become by 2020.
After endless, futile negotiations with the Kabila camp, Tshisekedi appears to have finally recognised the limits of the coalition government and has lost patience.
President John Magufuli won a second term by a contested landslide and looks set to take even greater control of Tanzania's democratic space.
Conflicting groups in Kaduna can only achieve peace if they negotiate based on the value and inherent dignity of the human person.
Radio and television were found to be potentially highly influential in promoting positive public attitudes towards immigrants.
The need for safety of the media and the fact that they reserve the right to convey stories about any subject is uncontested.
With 70 percent of its people under 30 years, Nigeria needs to harness the strength in its youthful population.
The rejection of the bill on its merits means that Gambians will not get to see this version of the 2020 draft constitution in a future referendum.
Besides the misalignment of its resources, design, equipment and its additional roles, the military has also been hobbled by misappropriation of funds.
In spite of a massive military effort the war against al-Shabaab has been effectively stalemated since 2016.
For all of the shortcomings of Nyerere’s regime, his ideas continue to inspire Tanzanians fighting for a more equal and democratic future, over 20 years after his death.
Many political issues in the 2020 US election are domestic. But black resistance to white supremacy has long had global repercussions.
Kabuga's arrest marks the beginning of a long legal process in which the prosecution faces numerous challenges.
Between 1992 and 1994, the former regime is said to have imported 581 tonnes of machetes into Rwanda. This figure appears to establish that the genocide was planned. But is this number accurate?
Beyond the struggle for land and water, new triggers of conflict between farmers and herders have emerged in northern Nigeria.
Social media reach is greatest among younger voters, who have integrated online platforms more closely into their personal lives.
There needs to be greater clarity on the nature of the crisis for an informed and meaningful intervention.
Citizens have been denied their right to elect officials at the grassroots and this has allowed the central government to maintain rigid control of the country's regions.