If the ruling party is defeated next week, will the country lose its reputation for regional stability?
Growing scepticism of Rwanda’s development achievements could erode the president’s international reputation.
The two African giants want to move on, but must first get past the difficult issue of xenophobia.
Will Mugabe’s successor Emmerson Mnangagwa do what’s needed to finally free Zimbabweans from deprivation?
By extending the influence of the yuan, China could become the new champion of globalisation.
The AU should bolster the means and willpower of regions to use their militaries to enforce democracy.
Is Africa, yet again, backing a ‘power sharing’ deal that in reality completely favours the incumbent?
Not long ago, the hashtag #WhatWouldMagufuliDo? became a rallying cry across East African and continental social media, as ordinary African citizens hailed the astonishing first 100 days of Tanzania’s new President John Magufuli. Has he managed to maintain this impressive streak of leadership or are his ‘true colours’ becoming evident?
The internationally mediated new peace talks between the ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) and the Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO) – its official parliamentary opposition as well as its enemy on the battlefield – began with great fanfare in Maputo on Thursday last week, but were suspended indefinitely just two days later.