The introduction of free education should follow a gradual process, starting with the lowest levels.
The forced return of migrants by European states has ignored pressures and interests of African countries of origin.
It’s a near certainty that Kagame will be here for some time to come; but as Rwanda looks to the future, it may need or indeed demand a change of guard.
The region’s forces are seen as important in addressing the long-running conflict in the DRC – but their involvement is complicated.
As signatories, Nigeria and Rwanda are demonstrating their commitment to safe, sustainable use of outer space. This should have multiple benefits.
Plans by European states to outsource their asylum procedures to African states often fail and don’t offer political alternatives to asylum in Europe.
With Africa’s solid support and his pro-west military and policy adventures, Kagame is able to take on critics.
Insecurity, especially in the DRC’s South Kivu, is considered a serious threat by Burundi’s army.
Forensic anthropologist Alexa Hagerty’s work faced her with the brutality of the genocides in Guatemala and in Argentina’s “Dirty War” – and with the bureaucratic violence of state institutions.
Rusesabagina’s release portrays Rwanda’s president as a pragmatist – one willing to negotiate once a security threat is neutralised.
Anthropological fieldwork into ‘outsourced’ asylum measures in Nauru and Guatemala reveal how they actually work - and don’t work - in practice.
The Banyamulenge have been viewed as strangers in their own country – the violence targeting them revolves around this misconception.
The spike in violence was marked by a 68% increase in fatalities involving civilians.
Internet access opens up the world in many ways.
Rwanda has built a healthcare delivery system on primary healthcare with individuals and communities at the centre.
Many feel the money could be better spent developing local sport.
East Africa is one of the fastest urbanising regions in the world, but it’s still in the early phases. There’s a big opportunity to get the region’s cities right.
Every year, 1.7 billion people, most in the world’s poorest areas, are affected by NTDs. The diseases cause suffering, stigma, disability and sometimes death.
There are advantages to a regional force overseen by the East African Community – particularly as the bloc is leading new political talks.
Traditional research outputs like journal articles don’t often give voice to communities’ stories.