An African-led process would take into account complex regional dynamics – which would lead to a better and more stable peace agreement.
Ethiopia’s mass housing project has built and transferred half-a-million houses in two decades – but it’s damaging the social fabric of communities.
Tanzania’s refugee policy in the 1990s is a good example of how geopolitics affects ordinary refugees.
Ghana’s regions have no autonomy, yet creating new ones is contentious as it threatens the interests of chiefs and political parties.
There is a risk that Sudan’s conflict could spill over into neighbouring countries.
Sudan’s location and natural resources have attracted international partners keen to benefit either geopolitically or economically.
The relationship between small-scale irrigation and food security, diet quality, and nutrition is growing.
Violence in Sudan threatens to throw the troubled nation into chaos. A scholar of the region explains what is going on and what’s at stake.
Ethiopia’s unmet refugee education reforms highlight the ways in which bureaucratic structures and interests can shape policy.
Health extension workers in Ethiopia have had a measurable impact on interconnected challenges such as child marriage, teenage pregnancy, and school dropout.
Typically, humanitarian concerns are prioritised following a war. But the environment must also get attention so that societies can produce food and goods to rebuild their lives.
Her exquisite piano compositions drew fans to the Jerusalem monastery where she lived after fleeing Ethiopia.
Instead of the deluge of external interventions, ways must be found to build resilience from below, drawing on local practices and networks.
Urban spaces are a repository of people’s beliefs, memories and collective conscience.
It is not the drought that causes disease outbreak, but instead the way society deals with dry conditions.
Carter’s work in Zimbabwe forms a significant and under appreciated part of his legacy
The joint border commission between Kenya and South Sudan is a step in the right direction.
Member states need to arrive at binding, transparent and enforceable priorities to see progress.
South Sudan’s diplomatic support around energy and water is much sought after in Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan.
The demand for donkey hides to produce ejiao has led to a shortage of donkeys in China and increasingly worldwide.