Bobi Wine’s run at the presidency in 2021 had appeared to present an unprecedented threat to Yoweri Museveni’s longstanding rule.
Ghana needs strong political will to enhance its climate change regulation.
Africa’s youth are not countering the deepening of autocratisation across the continent.
East Africa’s reaction to the war in Gaza appears shaped by history, affinity to the policies of the west and the threat of terrorism.
Budget cuts have resulted in increased hunger in camps in Uganda, Burundi and Kenya that house refugees from across the region.
Uganda needs to focus on production sharing, infrastructure development and export timing.
Regional rivalries have functioned as oxygen, allowing the rebel group to survive and grow.
The government of Rwanda must commit to eliminating the forced return of refugees and asylum seekers.
A single International Finance Corporation project, on average, causes 7.6 additional armed conflict events in the year after it is introduced.
The World Bank’s funding freeze reflects a shift from policy imposition to indirect ways of controlling client nations.
The trend towards decriminalising same sex relations in the SADC region contrasts with moves towards harsher punishment in other parts of Africa.
Stigmatised people living with HIV often suffer from fear, depression and abuse. It’s sometimes easier to stop a treatment regime than risk being ostracised or assaulted by the community.
Many animal species can be detected using a simple, low tech method of collecting DNA from the environment.
The challenge is to ensure that the bank is making decisions on a principled and predictable basis.
Digital tax filing can improve accuracy and timeliness but it doesn’t always translate into higher tax revenue.
The world’s largest women’s sporting event is being hosted in Africa for the first time.
In this area, much of the work of being educated is only indirectly tied to the schooling experience.
Deadly attacks on schoolchildren by terrorists groups have been growing around the world from 2009.
Gay and gender-diverse people have historically faced enormous obstacles finding refuge abroad.
A scholar of politics and religion explains how anti-LGBTQ laws are being used to distract the public from governance failures in many parts of the world.