Member states need to arrive at binding, transparent and enforceable priorities to see progress.
Countries that lean towards democracy are less likely to welcome Chinese labourers.
Pictures of women in war play a pivotal role in the battlefield of political ideas, argues a feminist historian who examines how images and attire are used and seen in war zones and occupied lands.
There are many reasons that malaria is so persistent in Africa. Four of them are poverty, human movement, resistance and climate change.
France’s ‘renewed partnership’ with Algeria may be less about exploring a difficult and painful past and more about pressing political concerns.
Macron’s recent visits to Africa tell a story in which France is doing penance for its colonial crimes while trying to maintain influence gained through colonialism.
The unprecedented declassification of French nuclear archives sheds light upon the nuclear tests in Algeria circa 1960.
Long considered a frozen conflict, the Western Sahara dispute roared back to life in late 2020, reviving old wounds and inflicting fresh ones.
The creation of the G5 Sahel added to the traffic of security groupings in the region
Maghreb countries are unlikely to step up to replace Russian gas supplies without an implicit nod from Moscow.
Wheat accounts for about 20% of human calorie consumption, and Russia and Ukraine are both major exporters. The war could hit household food supplies in countries as far apart as Egypt and Indonesia.
In order for snow to form, two distinctive weather properties are needed: cold temperatures and moist air. The Sahara can tick these boxes.
Macron’s approach to Africa policy emulates the 1950’s strategies. Why? A big part of the answer can be found in the fact that today’s global circumstances are similar to those of post-World War II.
The film showed how a country can win militarily, but still lose the battle for ‘hearts and minds’.
Bouteflica’s two decades in power were the most damaging Algeria had experienced since independence from France in 1962.
In the last decade, Morocco exploited the lethargy of Algeria’s diplomacy and the paralysis of the political system to advance its interests, often to the detriment of Algeria
With a massive territory to manage, all actions taken - to prevent, to detect and to fire fight - aren’t enough.
Formation of the African Union shows how social context is important in international negotiations.
South Africa’s famous toyi-toyi was adopted from Zimbabwean troops, who learned it in Algeria – showing the interconnected nature of Africa’s liberation struggles.
The shrinking of Lake Chad contributes to instability in the countries which sit around its expanse.