The top U.S. foreign policy goals in Africa evidently no longer relate to human rights or democratic freedoms, but to protecting tiny, marginal American industries.
Not all rebel armies use rape and sexual violence as a weapon. Some have actually designed ways to prevent such atrocities. How and what can we learn from them?
The process of institutionalisation may be patchy and uneven. But one thing is clear: Africa is not without functioning institutions.
Efforts to discourage girls from being cut in Tanzania have changed the cultural meaning and practices around the ceremonial rite of passage.
Not all African leaders are willing to be swept by the democratic reforms of the early 2000s.
Marginalised Namibians should be encouraged to take up cameras to document their lives — on their own terms.
The genocide memory in Rwanda is diverse and dynamic.
At the root of the skin bleaching phenomenon is a psychological complex.
Dr Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in as the new prime minister of Ethiopia. The youthful Oromo leader now faces the herculean task of uniting a divided country.