Kenya’s constitution-making process has exhibited a gyration pattern that often starts with a belief that governance reforms can rectify the country's problems, but ends up as a power struggle.
Angola has a complex history in which war has featured prominently. There is much more to the country than that, and a new book provides insight on beauty, happiness, and everyday life in Benguela.
The link between foreign military training and local insurgencies has yet to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
America has historically been a strong Ethiopia ally, but this latest move to withhold foreign direct assistance has thrown its loyalty into question.
The Horn of Africa is the epicentre of foreign military activity. Foreign troops have been deployed to support peace initiatives, subdue terror groups and support foreign security initiatives.
The proposed cooperation promises to address transnational problems within the three countries but it might alienate the rest of East Africa.
The Africa peace and security posture is not everything it was intended to be, but it is credited with a number of success stories.
A united opposition could create enough momentum to unseat incumbent John Magufuli from power.
The root causes of the ongoing conflict in Darfur are rising to the surface amid an influx of arms from Libya.
Author shows how politicians intent on settling problems by physically eliminating opponents tap into a ready source of assassins from within the taxi industry.
Despite previous threats by Egypt of military action, a war of over the Nile waters is not a serious possibility.
With the demise of Pierre Nkurunziza, all eyes are on Burundi's new president as he inherits a political framework that has repressed press freedom and silenced independent media voices.
As Somalia prepares to choose new leaders in 2021, questions remain around the viability of the country's clan-based electoral system.
Ahmed Abiy has his work cut out to unify a nation divided along tribal lines
Radio stations with audiences at the grassroots have a key role to play in times of election violence.
The court has focused on African cases to the exclusion of developed countries, as well as developing regions such as Latin America.
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail's pace.
The Building Bridges Initiative is best understood by recognising that Kenyan politics is fundamentally shaped by competition between political elites and their ethnic groups.
The former president's complex legacy has often been marred by violence.
The country must urgently address the politics of ethnicity before it can move towards a workable democracy.