Ducking the crossfire doesn’t mean staying neutral – Africa should take independent, principled positions that support the UN Charter.
The African Court has strongly upheld the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic’s case – but diplomatic support is dwindling.
The council was conceived in warfare – could that also bring reform, including adding a seat for Africa?
Coups attract attention and action, but the manipulation of polls is the real threat to electoral democracy.
The opposition made huge gains in last week’s elections, but now it faces tough choices.
Despite disruptions when the results were announced, Kenya’s polls seemed credible, and the courts will be the final arbiters.
With Russia’s foreign minister and France’s president in Africa this week, propaganda around the Ukraine war is intensifying.
The deal that Zambia strikes with its many international creditors could set a precedent for Africa.
The ruling party still sees the world as a battleground between neo-liberalism and revolutionary progressivism.