The number of refugees leaving Sudan is particularly high because Sudan was itself host to a million refugees.
Finding the right balance between media freedom and limits remains one of the greatest challenges modern democracies face.
Using the state budget as collateral it is too risky a move when it comes to dealing with Beijing.
The proposed law reinforces unscientific conversion practices – or so-called reparative therapies – that don’t work.
The region’s forces are seen as important in addressing the long-running conflict in the DRC – but their involvement is complicated.
The Ugandan orphans stole headlines after performing on Britain’s Got Talent - but have been an internet sensation for years.
In March, Albanese joined 50,000 people to march in support of queer rights. At the same time, in another part of the world, Uganda passed a string of draconian anti-gay laws.
It seems likely that Uganda’s president, who has described homosexuality as ‘disgusting’ will pass this bill into law.
Thirty years ago the World Bank recognised that its position was untenable. It put in place mechanisms to make the bank more accountable to ordinary people.
It is not the drought that causes disease outbreak, but instead the way society deals with dry conditions.
The Banyamulenge have been viewed as strangers in their own country – the violence targeting them revolves around this misconception.
The Ugandan militant remains on the run despite a US$5 million bounty on his head for war crimes committed between 1987 and 2006.
In being grey listed South Africa joins a list of countries with poor governance. Others are war zones or countries with jihadist terror groupings operating on their land.
The joint border commission between Kenya and South Sudan is a step in the right direction.
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.
Ongwen’s case ends the blanket amnesty that African courts have always granted ex-child abductees over war crimes
There are advantages to a regional force overseen by the East African Community – particularly as the bloc is leading new political talks.
Governments coming to power riding a wave of youth protests can employ authoritarian tactics to silence dissent from the same movements.
Traditional research outputs like journal articles don’t often give voice to communities’ stories.