The East African Court of Justice has been a keen promoter of the rule of law, democracy and human rights.
Consolidating peace efforts across the vast territory has proved difficult for close to three decades. Scholars explain why.
In 2018, Africa accounted for 70% of the world’s people displaced by armed conflict and human rights abuses.
Eight countries are projected to be behind 50% of the growth in population over the next three decades. Five are in Africa.
Smuggling in Uganda’s West Nile region is seen as an act of defiance – a way to make ends meet in the face of perceived state neglect.
Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is used to win a place in government, not to overthrow it. And it keeps working.
Ebola is a highly transmissible disease but its spread can be prevented through behavioural measures.
When tackling an Ebola outbreak speed is a critical element - every hour counts.
Though child marriage rates are declining globally, the practice remains worryingly common in some African countries.
Beitbridge and Musina are two border towns in Zimbabwe and South Africa that see many migrants pass through – with different health needs.
Canada is connected to the Democratic Republic of Congo through the global economy, international peacekeeping efforts and migration. We must not ignore violence because it’s far away.
The strategy outlined by the US Secretary of State marks a fresh beginning in US-Africa relations.
Rwanda believes DRC continues to provide refuge for those behind the 1994 genocide.
The US has become one of Rwanda’s staunchest defenders.
Protests are likely to continue over the coming months, particularly in the run-up to the Congo presidential elections next year.
The UN mission is being held responsible for something the Congolese state should be doing.
Belgium wants to frame its relationship with Congo, Rwanda and Burundi as one looking into the future – but the past weighs heavily.
Violence in the DRC can be brought to an end if the geographical scope of the conflict is broadened to include all neighbouring countries.
Peat is partially decomposed plant matter that has accumulated over thousands of years.
All that remains of the political icon is a tooth, but it represents much more than just a human trophy.