When protesters strip naked to amplify their political voice, it is often a last resort within very restrictive regimes.
Will President Pierre Nkurunziza peacefully relinquish office after the May poll?
Omar al-Bashir may be gone but Sudan still has a way to go before it enjoys a functioning democracy.
The former president's stranglehold on the press made it very difficult for journalists to do their jobs.
Many believe that it is only a return to the country's two-state federation that will end the conflict and break the impasse.
In Mauritius there's been little change in cultural norms and values to genuinely support gender egalitarianism.
Ethiopia's new political outfit could bring minority groups into the centre of power.
The African Union's role in Sudan's political crisis proves that it's legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
Nigerians had hoped for a technocratic cabinet but the country's new ministers have not offered a break from previous political appointments.
A significant change in political mentality is required to shore up one of Africa's leading lights.
There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about Bissau-Guinean politics going forward.
Ugandan women MPs are working with men to amplify their own voices and pass meaningful laws.
Ethiopia's regional governance system is doing more harm than good.
There are challenges that Sudan must overcome before power is transferred to its people.
Uganda's tourism ministry has launched a beauty pageant to use local women to attract tourists.