On the eve of Zimbabwe's elections, it's worth reflecting on the British government's expropriation of Southern Rhodesia, and the mark that act left on the country 100 years later.
The pace of rapprochement between Eritrea and Ethiopia, longtime foes who have been in deadlock for the last 20 years, changes quickly. It is hard to keep up.
Italian politics has taken a sharp turn to the right. Migrants, especially African ones, bear the brunt of their rhetoric. Its ground zero for a new rightwing politics.
Western media can’t seem to get enough of Moyo: her ideas stray little from old neoliberal mantras so endlessly recycled by establishment elites in the US and Europe.
To address high unemployment in Ghana, many entrepreneurs and “labor experts” present volunteerism as the way out of poverty and unemployment.
Emmanuel Macron's Lagos visit came and went in a long tradition of diversionary state visits by Western politicians who condescend to Nigerians.
Would white women in the US have supported #MeToo in the same way if it had been started by women elsewhere in the world?
What are the fates of ex combatants from Cote d’Ivoire’s 2002-2011 civil war and would they go back to fighting?
Nigeria is a fresh target of Bridge International, a global chain, whose schools have been shut down in Kenya and Uganda for violating their national laws.
Boko Haram capitalized on the problems women face in Northern Nigeria to attract some of them willingly, while violently forcing others into bondage.
What if “fake” as a mode of operating on social media held the key to unlocking democratic debate, as the practice would suggest in Africa?
Nearly nine in 10 people in sub-Saharan Africa declare religion as a very important to them. To tackle sexual and gender violence would involve engaging with that fact.
At this early stage, there is little to suggest that South Africa will follow the same path as Zimbabwe.
Where do these debates about the place of coloureds and Indians in South Africa come from?
What will the renewed land debate in South Africa mean for the border woes of neighbors such as Lesotho?
Paul Biya's inability to address the crisis in the country's Anglophone region is pushing the nation to the brink.
Has migration policy reckoned with epidemics like Ebola?
While entertaining, the showy presidential campaign of Zimbabwe's opposition may not amount to much on July 30th.
Mozambicans feel the death of the former leader of Renamo could put a wrench in the path towards a peaceful, democratic future.
South Africa's lead anti-land reform organization is cultivating its relationship with the international far right.