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.
Will President Pierre Nkurunziza peacefully relinquish office after the May poll?
Local peacebuilders must step up to the plate with support from their counterparts in the international community.
The terror group uses the proceeds of criminal activity to support its political agenda.
Kenya's second president played a big role in steering South Sudan to freedom and independence.
The UN missions deployed around the world to manage conflict and protect civilians need to be assessed in a manner that accurately reflects their successes and failures.
The country has suspended the rotation of peacekeeping troops in a move to manage the pandemic.
Omar al-Bashir may be gone but Sudan still has a way to go before it enjoys a functioning democracy.
Remaining nonviolent despite enormous provocation made it difficult for the regime to depict the movement in a negative light
Africa's youngest state has a long way to go before it can put conflict behind it for good.
Ousted president Omar al-Bashir could face the International Criminal Court for his role in Sudan's clampdown on the non-Arab people of Darfur.
Thanks to one historic victory, Ethiopia became the only African country never to be colonised.
Taking Sudan off America's list of terror is just one step in the country's journey to economic recovery
The former president's stranglehold on the press made it very difficult for journalists to do their jobs.