Formation of the African Union shows how social context is important in international negotiations.
The African Continental Free Trade Area is the largest in the world. The World Bank sees it as a means of lifting 30 million people out of extreme poverty. But will it?
African city planners need to promote inclusive cities where residents are not captive walkers but walk because it is accessible, safe and pleasurable to do so.
The political crisis in Zimbabwe reveals the shortcomings of African intergovernmental organisations and their (in)capacity to guarantee democratic functioning in the member states.
The creation of a UN special rapporteurship on the right to development should help develop practical solutions on how the right could be realised.
Managing maritime security is a challenging endeavour. Forms of maritime crime include piracy, drug and arms smuggling.
Africa has fewer resources than others when it comes to climate change adaptation. For this reason environmental agreements must be monitored by the likes of the AU.