Development aid and promoting the foreign interests of Dutch businesses like Shell and Heineken are coupled in the world's fifth poorest nation. Critics aren't convinced it's a good deal.
How does the world's longest serving autocrat remain in power?
How local conflicts in the Sahel-Sahara over justice, or rather its absence, get dragged into tensions between outsiders.
The American website Black Agenda Report commented on the protests in Sudan and got it completely wrong.
The peaceful nature of the massive protests against Algeria's undemocratic regime signals the universal reclamation of the people's right to perform who they are and who they want to be.
The Hirak, how the current contemporary liberation movement is known, gives Algerians a renewed sense of purpose.
A guide on how to support the uprising in Sudan.
The power sharing agreement between Sudan's military rulers and the opposition aside, at present there are two main possibilities for Sudan.
The problem of African countries' memberships to multiple regional bodies? There's no problem.
The Green New Deal is surely the United States’ most ambitious vision for climate justice to date. But the climate crisis is a global one and Africa is Ground Zero.
A veteran African National Congress stalwart and member of parliament speaks to Africa Is a Country about the party, South Africa's Parliament and the dearth of left politics in South Africa.
Election meddling may have sullied the reputation of Senegal as a beacon of democracy in West Africa, but a popular opposition candidate is giving hope for a new wave of Pan-Africanism in the region.
In late July, all 160,000 members of Britain's Conservative Party will vote for a new leader. The winner will be Britain's next Prime Minister. The favorite is Boris Johnson, a Trump-like figure with a nostalgia for Empire.
Zambian farmers win ground-breaking legal victory in the UK.
What we know about conflicts over chieftaincy in northern Ghana.
Unsustainable palm oil industry practices—the result of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLA) across Africa's tropical belt—have resulted in a number of social and environmental concerns.
Women have undertaken measures to cope and resist against the backdrop of Anglophone—Francophone tensions in Cameroon.
The future of Kenya's matatus (commuter buses) and their inherent place in the capital Nairobi's culture and society, is all but absent in the government's neoliberal vision for urban planning.
Ghana is facing widespread illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in its coastal waters causing economic hardship in fishing communities.
As the African Union embarks on its most ambitious project—creating the largest free-trade area in the world—we have some questions.