The root causes of the ongoing conflict in Darfur are rising to the surface amid an influx of arms from Libya.
Author shows how politicians intent on settling problems by physically eliminating opponents tap into a ready source of assassins from within the taxi industry.
Despite previous threats by Egypt of military action, a war of over the Nile waters is not a serious possibility.
With the demise of Pierre Nkurunziza, all eyes are on Burundi’s new president as he inherits a political framework that has repressed press freedom and silenced independent media voices.
As Somalia prepares to choose new leaders in 2021, questions remain around the viability of the country’s clan-based electoral system.
Ahmed Abiy has his work cut out to unify a nation divided along tribal lines
Radio stations with audiences at the grassroots have a key role to play in times of election violence.
The court has focused on African cases to the exclusion of developed countries, as well as developing regions such as Latin America.
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail’s pace.
The Building Bridges Initiative is best understood by recognising that Kenyan politics is fundamentally shaped by competition between political elites and their ethnic groups.
The former president’s complex legacy has often been marred by violence.
The country must urgently address the politics of ethnicity before it can move towards a workable democracy.
Peace journalism is more than mediating or preventing conflict. It’s also about the dignity and agency of the affected populations.
United Nations peacekeeping operations need to be refashioned to meet the needs of an ever evolving world.
The peace process has unfolded in fits and starts, and thus far there doesn’t seem to be a light at the end of the tunnel.
A delayed election could balkanise the country along ethnic lines and become the most severe political crisis in Ethiopia’s modern history.
When protesters strip naked to amplify their political voice, it is often a last resort within very restrictive regimes.
The relationship between the country’s security forces and the civilian population has always been uneasy.
During epidemics, the measures taken to protect populations and to keep health systems afloat leave women and girls vulnerable to violence.
By withdrawing its troops from Somalia, Kenya could be doing more harm than good.