Rwandan forces have been able to keep civilian casualties low in Cabo Delgado despite carrying out a counterterrorism operation.
After more than 30 years of federalism, ethnic conflict in Ethiopia hasn’t been resolved – but neither has the country disintegrated.
Ecowas’ threats to intervene militarily in Niger played a role in the creation of the Alliance of Sahel States, whose members have pledged to assist each other in the event of aggression.
South Africa is a large peninsula on the strategic Cape sea route. Some 90% of its trade flows through its harbours. The navy defends the country’s sovereignty and national interests.
The success of the Somali case illustrates what a high degree of shared interests among international actors can achieve.
An AI model shows that building collapses in Lagos are location specific, and soil testing can help to check them.
Without refugee status people aren’t able to receive valuable support, like the right to live and work in a country.
The transfer of township rental houses to inhabitants did not necessarily give families greater security. “Family houses” were frequently acquired by individuals.
Architects give their views on a landmark skyscraper burning as Sudan’s capital is systematically destroyed.
Land disputes arise when the fundamental principles of customary law are breached. The breach can be at the hands of the state or its representatives.
Suicide in Ghana is regarded as taboo for most families.
The African Union’s membership in the G20 is an important complement to existing strategic partnerships.
Financing is available to farmers. What’s in contention is whether what’s available helps farmers enter the industry, expand and grow.
Local communities need to be warned more clearly and effectively if there is a threat of a storm surge and of coastal flooding.
Whistleblowers should be entitled to financial support. But that has potential costs as well as benefits.
The founding story of Museveni’s government remains persuasive for a great many people 37 years later.
Dams are usually built to withstand heavy rainfall or drought.
Awarding punitive costs against legal practitioners would make them think twice about facilitating delaying tactics and malicious lawsuits.
Rongai’s rapid development has happened without services keeping pace, and the rivers have paid the price.
Efforts have been made to change the patterns of inequality in South Africa. But not enough has been done. Race-based inequality is still a real problem.