Unless deep-rooted socioeconomic and security issues are addressed, Africa’s development miracle risks being derailed. Nowhere is this truer than with the G5 countries in the Sahel.
With its recent election re-run, Malawi became an exemplar of institutional maturity on the African continent.
Could mercenaries help to unwind the growing nexus of terrorism and criminality in Africa?
Just one year removed from a constitutional crisis, Gambia is struggling to move beyond the human rights abuses of the Jammeh era.
Upcoming elections in Zimbabwe will be free, but whether they’ll be fair is another question entirely.
The honeymoon period for Zimbabwe's new president could be exceedingly short.
The army has taken control of Harare and placed longtime President Robert Mugabe and his wife under house arrest.
Opposition politician Raila Odinga gambled by calling for a boycott of the second presidential vote. Will the move pay off with a high office, or is Kenya about to descend back into political instability and violence?
Abe cruises to a new supermajority in Japan, Raqqa falls to the Syrian Democratic Forces, and Kenyans head back to the polls for a tense presidential rerun.
The Astana Talks go in search of a long-term ceasefire for the Syrian civil war, Kenya prepares for a rerun of its presidential elections, and the Chinese economy loses some steam.