The concept of 'agaciro' is central to how Rwanda engages with the international community and promotes its state interests.
Democratic and authoritarian countries are moving further away from each other.
There's a strong case to ban gambling as it's rapidly becoming a public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa.
Academic Stella Nyanzi has been daring in her critique of Uganda's Yoweri Museveni. She now faces jail for her outspokenness.
Despite continual threats, the media in Uganda continues to tackle controversial issues and break big stories of corruption and abuse of power.
Whether the enduring face of this new politics is Bobi Wine or someone else, Ugandan politics is clearly changing
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's grip on power remains strong but pockets of dissent are emerging from digital platforms.
Social media has played a central role in attracting attention to the story of Ugandan politician Bobi Wine across the world.
Bobi Wine entered the political arena with a relatively consistent background of politically critical music.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has been given the green light to run for another term. He should be happy, but he's not.
Not all African leaders are willing to be swept by the democratic reforms of the early 2000s.
Some young East Africans believe that there is nothing wrong with corruption -- except in Rwanda.
Kenya cited national security when it crossed into Somali territory in pursuit of Al-Shabaab militants. But there were numerous other potential aims at play.
As a young radical in the 1980s, Museveni publicly scorned African rulers who clung to power. Now, after 30 years in office, he is clearly clinging pretty hard himself.
The outcome of the race between increasingly artful electoral manipulation and limitless possible manifestations of democratic expression is never entirely certain.
Uganda's economy has seen many changes since independence. Trends in recent years are positive, although some key challenges remain.
Uganda has won praise for the way it treats its refugees. But now it is at breaking point.
A Trump presidency brings into question America’s traditional approach to Africa, especially Rwanda. But a true shift in US foreign policy in Africa is not a priority for the Trump administration.
The Gambian election dispute is not the first that ECOWAS has confronted. Côte d’Ivoire’s 2010 presidential election is a case in point. There it resorted to military action to enforce the outcome.
It comes as no surprise that nationhood in Uganda is still an elusive idea. Many people associate with their ethnic groups more affectionately than with their country.