It is time to retire the ‘giant’ narrative and adopt a more collaborative approach to African affairs.
Attempts to extend the chief justice’s term show a disregard for the judiciary and for fixing the country’s tattered reputation.
Can high-level meetings and summits build trust and change a historically complex set of relationships?
Tanzania’s new president seems to be steering the country back towards democracy, but consolidating power won’t be easy.
Regional middlemen for antiquities dealers run and finance large, organised teams of looters to excavate sites.
Tshisekedi is struggling to escape the shackles of a deal gone bad with the DRC’s former president.
The main task will be delivering an effective new structure that tackles internal dysfunction at the commission.
The transition period could set the tone for new norms that future governments could live by.
Recent attacks raise questions about how secessionist tendencies have been managed in post-independence Africa.