The gender gap between children attending school is large, and Boko Haram is making it worse.
The AU Commission chairperson candidates talk about their vision and priorities for the continent.
Wrapped in a purple boubou (robe), Salou Moussa Maïga, 60, sits with his hands clasped between his knees and explains how climate change has fuelled violent conflict in Ansongo, Mali. As the president of a farming cooperative, he knows the cost of drought all too well.
The biggest threat to peace and development in Africa is not terrorism, drought, HIV/AIDS or malaria. Africa’s biggest threat is corruption.
As pressure mounts for Africa to take greater responsibility for development, peace and security on the continent, the question of regional leadership becomes pressing
The recent attempted coup resurgence of conflict in Lesotho suggests that previous attempts to resolve tensions have been superficial, and have insufficiently addressed the root causes of the crisis. Elections are only one part of what should be a much broader strategy to address the conflict