Bouteflica’s two decades in power were the most damaging Algeria had experienced since independence from France in 1962.
Exploring many contemporary cases of radical behaviour showed they had one thing in common: how the risk of radicalisation may be linked to fractured relationships.
Nigeria’s plan of de-radicalising and integrating former Boko Haram terrorists should be fine-tuned to achieve more.
Nigeria’s albatross is its political leadership and its limited capability to provide effective and modern governance.
Efforts to combat illegal fishing and fisheries crime must recognise the relationship between the sector and maritime security.
While inequality is a global problem, its growth is most pronounced and the political, social and economic challenges it poses are most complex and pronounced in the global South.
For Hissene Habre’s victims, the clock is ticking –many elderly ones have already died and will never see the compensation they were owed.
Constitutional amendments sought to make it easy for Kenyatta and Odinga to craft a broad tribal coalition against the deputy president.
In many conflict areas, children are especially susceptible to the effects of war. And using them as soldiers prolongs the conflict.
Informal employment is significant in sub-Saharan Africa. The plight of informal workers needs to be highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Access to water and other sanitation infrastructure depended on income level.
This grass may hold the key to improving milk yields from cows kept by small-scale farmers across the African continent.
Jihadi groups take advantage of endemic poverty, inequality, high unemployment levels, illiteracy, ethnic divisions, and poor governance to spread their campaign of violence in the Sahel region.
In principle, most conflicts end with peace negotiations. In the Ethiopian situation, it is a matter of when, not if.
South Africa has seen a fair number of whistleblowers raising the alarm on irregularities and corruption – the most recent was murdered.
The core of the objections, whether they are about vaccinations, lockdowns, social distancing, or mask wearing, seems to concern an apparent erosion of personal liberty.
Understanding what drives conflict, and tension, is the starting point for developing paths to peace.
Religious organisations have the potential to draw people out of their private, racially segregated lives, into a safe social space.
Corruption and fraud make a few rich households richer. But the already poor and low-skilled lose their jobs and become poorer.
Prior to the secession of South Sudan, the rural livelihoods of people living in the 11 states were dependent on free trade and movement across the boundaries.