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.
Can the African Union make this an “African Century,” or is it destined to share the same fate as the Organisation of African Unity that preceded it?
Signing the landmark agreement was a relatively simple exercise; the true test is yet to come.
After a three-decade absence from the Horn of Africa, Italy is re-engaging with the region – and its ambitions go well beyond the issue of migration.
Madagascar has cobbled together a national unity government, but will it be enough to stabilize the political process and a delicate economic recovery?
Kenya has much to gain from actively working to de-escalate the growing crisis in Ethiopia’s Oromia region.
The international community should not take the ceasefire in Western Sahara for granted.
Will the discovery of surveillance bugs in the AU's headquarters reverberate in wider China-Africa relations?
The honeymoon period for Zimbabwe's new president could be exceedingly short.
It’s time for the international community to get serious about ending the South Sudanese civil war.