The full benefits of digital democracy are being thwarted by digital exclusion that is driven by the high cost of data.
The Horn of Africa is the epicentre of foreign military activity. Foreign troops have been deployed to support peace initiatives, subdue terror groups and support foreign security initiatives.
Thanks to one historic victory, Ethiopia became the only African country never to be colonised.
Turkey harbours strong national ambitions, and a willingness to grow and use its military muscle alongside economic instruments.
Xenophobia negates the spirit of pan-Africanism, especially its ideal that Africans share a mutual bond, regardless of their geographical location.
Much of the devastation of our globe's natural resources traces its origins to early colonialism. These relationships continue to define the extraction of resources that severely impact ecosystems.
The dispute between Uganda and Kenya over an islet half the size of a football pitch has been fuelled by the perceived imbalance in fish harvests and the prospects of oil reserves beneath.
A focus on collaboration among African universities and research institutions is crucial in developing national policies that meet the principles of open data while keeping it safe from exploitation.
The US and France have bolstered military strength across vast areas of Africa in response to Islamist threat. But the interest is also driven by Western strategic calculations