Shortcomings of Namibia’s land reforms suggest that voluntary, market-based transactions might not be suitable.
The legalisation of the private use of cannabis in South Africa is a victory for human rights. But, much more work needs to be done to make it practical.
The Constitutional Court judgment is to be applauded for doing away with the assumption that marijuana use by adults in private is always wrong.
Foreign shop-owners in South Africa are accused of selling counterfeit food and food beyond its sell-by date. These claims are driven by politically charged opinions, not evidence.
Fanon found in Algeria that what the colonial law courts considered a failure of integration by mental patients was in fact an elemental resistance to European rule.
It would be a mistake to ridicule what’s been achieved in the Horn of Africa, but obstacles remain.
Framing xenophobic violence as a question of immigrant victimisation invites divisions between neighbours.
Botswana has been an unparalleled elephant conservation success story. That seems to be changing.
Despite all Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed’s inspirational reforms, there can be no progress without the rural majority.