There are no good precedents for outsourcing asylum processes, and the agreement could damage continental relations.
South Africa needs to urgently invest in smart early-warning systems and start climate-proofing its infrastructure.
The silent and deadly trade is one of the most lucrative and harmful forms of human trafficking.
The top-down traditional meeting between Eswatini’s king and his subjects cannot be the format for serious political dialogue.
Russia’s invasion of its West-leaning neighbour revives Cold War faultlines and shows its influence across the continent.
Poor electoral outcomes would hurt democratic transitions in a region suffering a spate of coups.
Visionary leadership and strong institutions are Africa’s surest route to achieving economic growth and sustainable development.
Can leaders balance Africa’s potential as a global green giant with its significant dependency on fossil fuels?
Moving communities at risk is better than dealing with emergencies, but relocations have a fraught political history in Africa.