Ongwen is charged with the greatest number of crimes ever faced by an accused person before the international court
Eating insects is extremely common in a number of African countries, but is frowned upon by many in the West.
In the era of neoliberal capitalism, both the ideology of Pan-Africanism and the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade have become commodities
Liberation movements in southern Africa came to power with promises to deliver a better future for people. But once in power they failed to deliver
The struggle to dismantle patriarchy and stop the ongoing war against women’s bodies continues.
There is much talk about co-operation and partnerships but, in reality, there are few concrete examples
The UN defines a migrant as anyone who has moved out of his or her “country of usual residence”
If Donald Trump forsakes President Barack Obama's US climate agreements, the resultant global warming will wreak havoc on the continent.
CNN misrepresents reality on the ground in Ghana. Ghanaians generally do not struggle for food and day-to-day services
Development is not being taken seriously enough as a way to tackle mass migration and terrorism.
It is largely because of women’s compromised position in society that insurgent groups such as Boko Haram can continue to survive.
The eccentric head of state has seemingly left the presidents-for-life club.
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."