Facebook’s revelation about fake accounts designed to influence elections shows the risks for Africa’s already fragile democracies.
Rather than grandstanding, SADC should back a re-engagement process to negotiate a solution to sanctions.
Despite adopting the Malabo Protocol five years ago, efforts by African states to establish the court have stalled.
Foreign intervention has brought drones, cyber-attacks and social media propaganda that foreshadow the future of armed conflict.
Persecuting foreigners is contrary to SA’s constitutional promise that the country belongs to all who live in it.
Bobi Wine’s political movement in Uganda shows how organised youth groups can challenge the status quo.
SA needs to end the denialism around xenophobia and engage in frank dialogue with its continental partners.
Concrete measures to strengthen the rule of law are necessary to prevent outbreaks of public violence.
Will countries heed the AU Peace and Security Council’s concerns about foreign military bases on the continent?