Research finds that the threat of being sentenced to death has no bearing on how people contemplate violent crime.
A specific regional protocol could ease the management of internally displaced persons in the region.
Peacekeeping missions grab the headlines when they’re associated with tragedy and death – but that isn’t their full story.
Maxime Mokom is an ordinary man who came to reflect a specific vision of the Central African society, one that exclude other fellow citizens in the name of being a ‘true central African’.
La Russie tente d'exporter en Afrique son modèle de gouvernance basé sur l'autoritarisme, la kloptocratie et une approche transactionnelle.
Russia is attempting to export its governance model of an authoritarian, kleptocratic and transactional regime onto Africa.
Fresh efforts to capture Kony comes amid growing influence of Russia in the Central African Republic.
A child born in sub-Saharan Africa or Southern Asia is 10 times more likely to die in the first month of life than a child born in a rich country.
Ce n’est qu’en accordant la priorité aux aspects civils de la gouvernance, tels que l'éducation et la santé, que l'État sera protégé des rébellions susceptibles de remettre en cause son pouvoir.
Only an emphasis on civilian aspects of rule, such as education and health, can shield the state from rebellions that challenge state power in the future.
Where natural resources are shared, in addition to the states, regional and international organisations also have a role to play in steering who gets what.
High quality antenatal care can improve maternal health in West and Central Africa by identifying and addressing underlying problems that can cause pregnancy complications.
The shrinking of Lake Chad contributes to instability in the countries which sit around its expanse.
The court’s decision has wider implications for international criminal law.
The African Union’s intervention track record in conflict situations is mixed.
Turkey harbours strong national ambitions, and a willingness to grow and use its military muscle alongside economic instruments.
Unless member states try to solve the contradictions in expectations, UN peacekeeping will not be fit for purpose in the future.
Drones could help United Nations peacekeepers save civilians’ lives – but there are obstacles.
Many of the most fundamental aspects of TB disease remain unknown. For example, after exposure to the organism that causes TB, why do only some people get infected and only some of those fall ill?
Private military and security companies are increasingly being contracted in Africa. But there are big gaps in understanding their impact.