Africa's new continental free trade area, the AfCFTA, is a remarkable achievement. However, decisive diplomatic, technical and social action is needed for it to succeed.
Despite taking a step backwards, the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights can redeem itself by continuing to protect the rights of LGBTQ persons on the continent
Having Egypt at the helm of the African Union might not bode well for human rights on the continent.
African leaders need to up their health allocations to help the new World Health Organisation Director-General meet his health care targets for the continent.
When the US Secretary of State stood up the AU Chairperson the writing was on the wall. Africa needs to become the master of its own destiny.
Getting local farmers involved in school feeding schemes has the potential to boost livelihoods and revitalise rural economies in Africa.
Firms with a focus on the domestic and regional market have an incentive to distribute their medicines effectively. Local production can create a win-win situation for health and employment.