A land frozen in time. Burundi then and now - real reason Nkurunziza 'won' a 3rd term, and his big trump card>Ilona Eveleens
There is a more existential narrative. It's complicated. Here a young opponent of the ruler said, "hunger is sometimes stronger than ideology.”
Terrorists can be your friends; how land issues, unemployment and alienation make the bad guys 'heroes'>Ilona Eveleens
From Kenya, Nigeria, to Mali decades-long local grievances are producing the strangest, and often deadliest, of alliances
Not a single capital city in Africa can boast of so many gas-guzzling Hummers on the few stretches of tarmac roads like Juba.
The real struggle is for access to the national cake, not the religious violence narrative that it has been conveniently boxed into.