As Somalia prepares to choose new leaders in 2021, questions remain around the viability of the country’s clan-based electoral system.
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.
The former president’s complex legacy has often been marred by violence.
The solidarity conference by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) can be seen as a reaction to the gradual shift of power towards Morocco.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s new leader Felix Tshisekedi is being undermined by the outgoing regime of Joseph Kabila.
Mali faces huge challenges. Through the upcoming presidential election, Malians will tell the next president what they will and won’t accept for their future.
Elections in Kenya are never just a matter of casting ballots. Historically, they have been marred by ethno-political violence, exacerbated by vigilantes and militias deployed by politicians.
Kenya’s Supreme Court landmark ruling has opened the door to robust conversation around the country’s nascent democracy, paving the way for rule of law and stronger institutions.
Kenya has just gone through a charged campaign period, followed by a contested election result. The media has been out in force covering it all. But did they do a good job?
Multiparty democracy came to Tanzania in 1995 but the autocratic rule under the country’s first post-independence leader
Julius Nyerere, seems to be echoed by current President John Magufuli.