An agreement to end conflict is only one small step in an often long process.
The African Union compares well to other continental unions. It accomplishes more than the Commonwealth or the Francophonie.
An African-led process would take into account complex regional dynamics – which would lead to a better and more stable peace agreement.
With Africa’s solid support and his pro-west military and policy adventures, Kagame is able to take on critics.
Political protests in Kenya have become insular, sectarian, tribal and unashamedly personality driven.
Discrimination against anyone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity is not an African value.
In Tunisia, scapegoating migrants diverts from the continuous failure of government to solve deep economic and social crisis.
Voters speak favourably about the potential of observation to improve overall electoral quality and transparency.
Member states need to arrive at binding, transparent and enforceable priorities to see progress.
Western Sahara remains largely under occupation and without any kind of international human rights monitoring.
Although West Africa has made some headway with efforts to propagate democracy, its dividends, in the form of good governance, remain elusive.
Judging by the first summit in 2014, this one can also be expected to produce some concrete outcomes.
The new book is structured around apartheid profiteers, war profiteers, state capture profiteers, welfare profiteers, failing auditors, conspiring consultants and bad lawyers.
Despite America’s deep divisions, the electioneering showed democracy’s resilience. This should be a boost for democracy advocates across Africa.
In 2018, Africa accounted for 70% of the world’s people displaced by armed conflict and human rights abuses.
The impact of climate change on the spread of crop pests is established. Biological control methods show some promise but the pace of climate change means scientists are in a race against time.
Parties to the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region have agreed to end hostilities after two years. Here is a selection of previously published articles on its devastating consequences.
The African Union needs to launch a credible, robust mediation process with mutually accepted mediators.
In some African countries, astronomical research is quite developed.
Kenya’s new president needs to forge closer ties with regional heavyweights to create a balance of power that favours his country.