Feeding a simple narrative of piracy without a broader look at other maritime security challenges hinders progress in dealing with it.
Marking the end of the Cold War offers the chance to reflect on the changes and continuities in African politics and international relations since 1989.
As Kenya and Somalia scramble for offshore oil and gas, foreign investors wait eagerly on the sidelines
A community driven approach to border patrol could be more useful than providing arms for border guards
Many South Africans hold onto the hope that a win in the World Cup translates into another defining moment for the country.
Popular theories of high-level electoral conspiracy shaped the emergence of new political orientations
At the Sochi summit, African states embraced Russia's newly established relations.
Efforts to increase trade within the continent are being undermined from the start
Ending the Boko Haram insurgency is the last hurdle in Nigeria's race against polio
During the campaign, partisans of all political stripes were responsible for the violence. But Frelimo supporters were far more aggressive and violent.
Trump officials plan to send asylum seekers from the US to El Salvador while their claims are processed. That would expose these vulnerable people to grave dangers, says a political violence expert.
The US has historically asked for international support when brewing conflicts in the Middle East boiled over.
The role and efficacy of the traditional crime-prevention measures in Iraye-Oke are widely acknowledged by people who live in the area.
Banditry in northern Nigeria is making an already precarious security situation in the region worse.
The splintering in Renamo has its origins in the unexpected death last May of Afonso Dhlakama, its leader of 39 years.
It is time to reconsider the predominant strategy in play on the continent for dealing with terrorism.
Western perceptions of what's happening in Tunisia differ sharply with Tunisia's daily reality: the truth is that its political transformation is in trouble.
Bad governance and political manoeuvring increase the risk of communal conflicts
Ghana is taking advantage of its strategic location in Africa
The biggest problem with using the military to fight rime is that soldiers are not trained for law enforcement, but warfare, using maximum force.