Globally, about 1 million deaths annually are related to exposure to second-hand smoke. Thirteen African countries have implemented comprehensive smoke-free bans.
Domestic and geopolitical factors mean that the Ethiopian conflict has enough fuel to burn for some time.
International law bars nations from causing environmental harms in other states. Should that include sending thousands of refugees over the border in search of food, water and shelter?
Time in the camps does not move forward and educated refugees are stuck, without the opportunity to create a path for a better future.
Conflict between Eritrea and Tigray has long represented a destabilising fault line for Ethiopia as well as for the wider region.
As ever, civilians are caught in the middle of warring ethnic groups in this strife-torn region of Ethiopia.
The Ethiopian premier is manipulating ethnic rivalries to shift the agenda from democratic reform to authoritarianism.
Why a mining company’s quiet settlement of a slave labour case is big news.
He’s a brooding, taciturn figure, who has dominated Eritrean politics since the 1970s, and there are few signs of an effective challenge to his rule.
The gap between the continent’s most democratic and authoritarian regions is likely to continue to grow.
The African Union’s intervention track record in conflict situations is mixed.
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.
The number of personnel deployed in UN peacekeeping has slowly been decreasing.
Abiy Ahmed was awarded the prize for efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Africa’s democracies have grown stronger during a period in which the world is backsliding on democracy.
The flow of unaccompanied minors from Eritrea has become the subject of international concern.
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
Book adds a great deal to our understanding of how children were ensnared into the Indian Ocean slave trade.
For democracy to work, the press has to be free.
Ethiopia’s teff plant is gluten-free and demand is growing. The country needs to upgrade its harvesting to reap the rewards.