The country has built a fairly good reputation for well-functioning, democratic governance.
Kenya’s constitution-making process has exhibited a gyration pattern that often starts with a belief that governance reforms can rectify the country's problems, but ends up as a power struggle.
Debate is raging as to whether Uganda can hold a scientific election, preceded by mass media and digital campaigns.
A united opposition could create enough momentum to unseat incumbent John Magufuli from power.
Glaring capacity gaps aside, the failure to curb COVID-19 is not so much due to a lack of technical know-how but to a particular view of the world.
The ruling elites in parts of Africa are destabilising efforts to maintain order by living by their own rules
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail's pace.
Will President Pierre Nkurunziza peacefully relinquish office after the May poll?
The former president's stranglehold on the press made it very difficult for journalists to do their jobs.
Many believe that it is only a return to the country's two-state federation that will end the conflict and break the impasse.
In Mauritius there's been little change in cultural norms and values to genuinely support gender egalitarianism.
Ethiopia's new political outfit could bring minority groups into the centre of power.
South Africa and Nigeria have had a turbulent relationship dating back to the early 1990s.
The African Union's role in Sudan's political crisis proves that it's legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
In death, President Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi has left behind an unfinished revolution which now needs a new leader.
Nigerians had hoped for a technocratic cabinet but the country's new ministers have not offered a break from previous political appointments.
There are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about Bissau-Guinean politics going forward.
Ugandan women MPs are working with men to amplify their own voices and pass meaningful laws.
Ethiopia's regional governance system is doing more harm than good.
The ruling National Resistance Movement has undermined Uganda's democracy