There are concerns that the transition to civilian rule in Sudan won't be smooth.
The time for fundamental political reforms in Sudan is now with the end of al-Bashir's rule.
The fact that al-Bashir has been deposed will again raise questions about the former Sudanese president facing trial at the ICC.
Songs provided motivation and guidance to protesters in Sudan during their uprising against Omar al-Bashir.
Al-Bashir's ability to play a skillful combination of internal and external balancing acts, plus ruthless repression and a divided opposition, kept him in power for three decades.
Sudanese protesters against al-Bashir's regime have scored an important victory. But there's a long way to go before democracy is restored.
Sudan's academics have been instrumental in bringing regime change and negotiating transitions.
There is no inherent tension between Islam and democratic values. Like any use of religion in politics, the application of Sharia as law depends on who is using it – and why.
The African Peer Review Mechanism got off to a good start, but enthusiasm soon waned.
Fed up with the high cost of living, and an oppressive state, the people of Sudan are rising up against their president.
It's important for the Nile nations to make Ethiopia's planned dam work for all.
Efforts to end female genital mutilation are mostly designed by global and national agencies and risk ignoring change agents like the youth who are against the practice.
When the Aral Sea dried up, it was called the "world's worst environmental disaster". We're witnessing its equivalent in Africa.
Today in South Sudan's political climate, footballing success may wield more symbolic importance than anything else.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
On top of boosting South Sudan's development, these groups are showcasing what refugees can accomplish in the US.
The ban has major implications for thousands of would-be immigrants from all of the affected countries, except perhaps Venezuela.
Wider access to technology has increased possibilities to share stories via digital means.
More than half of girls in South Sudan are married before the age of 18. Endemic conflict and food shortages are only exacerbating the problem.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.