Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
For democracy to work, the press has to be free.
Somali community leaders should help to foster links with their traditional culture.
With the exception of Somali piracy, counter-measures have failed to stop transnational criminal networks from taking to the seas.
The legacy of colonialism's unfinished business has now migrated to the Indian Ocean.
Drones are a tool to manage the threat of al-Shabaab, but there's no way they'll defeat the group entirely.
Speculation and conspiracy theories abound about the Mozambican insurgents leaving a trail of violence in resource rich Cabo Delgado.
Each terror attack has a different impact on tourism and this is influenced by variables, like the type of facilities targeted
Kenya needs to disseminate and implement intelligence so that it can effectively prevent and counter future terror attempts.
Kenya has done a great deal to prevent and manage terror attacks but there are still many problems that need to be addressed.
Mobile money transfers have become the norm in Somalia. Transactions total as much as $2.7bn a month.
Containing Al-Shabaab in Kenya doesn't directly reduce the group's standing inside Somalia.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
It would be a mistake to ridicule what's been achieved in the Horn of Africa, but obstacles remain.
Framing xenophobic violence as a question of immigrant victimisation invites divisions between neighbours.
In many ways US-Kenya relations is in uncharted territory.
Two decades after terrorists bombed the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, Kenya has implemented a slew of measures to counter terrorism.
A crate digger essentially builds a personal library of sonic texts that often can't be found on the internet or in official archives.
Conflict patterns in Africa have changed rapidly in recent years posing a challenge to peace and security.
The ban has major implications for thousands of would-be immigrants from all of the affected countries, except perhaps Venezuela.