Social capital needs to be fostered so that communities are able to build from within.
Countries on the continent should work harder to ensure accountability for international crimes, writes Ottilia Anna Maunganidze.
In patron states, the same US-sponsored resources used to combat terrorism have also been employed against its detractors.
Islamic State is slowly encroaching on al-Shabab territory in Somalia — but can it take root?
The discourse of “othering” has been gaining traction in national and global politics.
Excellence in political leadership should be a non-negotiable in Africa where the need, desire and demand for it is critical.
So who is Robert Mugabe and how has he held onto power for so long?
As Francis Fukuyama said: "Populism is a label placed by elites on policies that ordinary people like but that they don’t like."
'Trump is also unlikely to have any tolerance for the idea that the African diaspora is part of the “sixth region” of Africa.'
The French government originally committed to welcoming refugees from Syria, but in practice is not a main recipient of refugees from Syria.
Zimbabweans want the president to go, given his legacy of institutional and economic collapse.
The International Criminal Court is facing an unprecedented challenge to its credibility and legitimacy.
After the September crackdowns the EU, the UN and the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) should have pressed pause on their support.
The Zimbabwe government’s imminent plans to introduce bond notes by the end of this month seems to be hitting a snag.
SA also betrays its own history. After all, the global community once took a firm stand that the apartheid regime was a crime against humanity.
It is particularly dangerous to be an elderly person in Tanzania’s rural areas and villages.
Continued strikes in Nigeria's health care sector has meant that many patients go without much-needed care.
A number of the superstars of Europe’s multi-billion football industry are Africans, prompting others from the continent to follow.
International and regional bodies and countries are obliged to act when these are breached.
Ethiopia and Zimbabwe show some of the most progress according to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation index on African governance.