There are good reasons to believe that in the long-run, living under a democracy will improve the lives of African citizens
South Africa has been summoned by the International Criminal Court regarding the non-arrest of Sudanese President al-Bashir in 2015
Ghana’s post-independence experience is in many ways also the African post-colonial story.
As Ghana celebrates its 60th independence anniversary, the memory of its founding father Kwame Nkrumah is back in the public limelight.
Morocco’s return to the African Union raises questions about the body’s continued commitment to anti-colonialism and its pan-Africanism.
What happened to its founding fathers’ cause of pushing for an African Renaissance?
South Africa was one of the countries pushing for the withdrawal.
With Adama Barrow due to be sworn in on January 19, the Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh insists the legal route is the only "peaceful resolution".
West African leaders are actively engaged in trying to resolve a crisis triggered by Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to accept his defeat at the polls
There is a huge amount to be gained from a free trade area for Africa.
Diplomats say if negotiations fail, force may be an option
There was no immediate comment from the African organisation on the Moroccan statement.
The continents’ regional organisations have a major role to play in maintaining peace and security, and Ecowas is taking the lead
The solution may be five standby brigades commanded by the regional economic communities, rather than a single force.
The country’s foreign policy needs to become more strategic.
A high level AU committee, which includes President Jacob Zuma, wants to review regional and international efforts to address the situation in Libya.
Various policies and initiatives exist, but the AU has a greater role to play in the migration crisis.
President John Pombe Magufuli's maiden visit to Kenya should end the grandstanding between the two countries, writes Sekou Toure Otondi.
Africa is home to almost a third of the world’s 41 million internally displaced people and close to one-fifth of its refugees.