Africa’s regional institutions must be founded on shared values and identities, but this requires that member states leave their historical notions of sovereignty behind.
Schooling is not the same as learning. In other words, going to school, and getting a diploma, does not mean that the student has learned much.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel the African continent in March. The trip presents an opportunity for United States leadership on critical issues, such as refugees and regional stability.
The disputed 2017 elections intensified tensions between Kenya’s civil society and its political institutions, and new activists were empowered to keep their leaders in check.
Based on the data, policymakers and practitioners need to ask hard questions about whether the terrorist threat justifies a continuing U.S. military buildup in Africa.
Given rising defense spending across Africa and concerns about Islamist extremism in some countries, Russia sees the continent as an area of opportunity for growth.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a two-day meeting of its Rising Democracies Network in Johannesburg, South Africa.
President Kovind’s visit to Djibouti and Ethiopia suggests India is finally waking up to the geopolitical significance of the Horn of Africa.
This is a critical time for Kenya. The court’s historic decision means the world will be watching this race even more closely, and international election monitors must as well.
Governments are increasingly taking steps to shrink civil space and restrict the operations of civil society organizations. Both local operators and international actors must consider a response.