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.
Impressive delivery on education, water and eliminating poverty hasn't enabled Tunisia to escape its middle-income trap.
A failure to link current and past electoral problems is leading the country down a democratic dead end.
The electoral commission and the state apparatus have prevented a level playing field ahead of the polls.
The nationwide campaign for accountable, responsible policing could help address violent extremism.