Amid New Year celebrations in Ethiopia, questions still linger around the possibility for sustained peace and stability.
There is a strong framework of international laws and conventions that defend free speech, but Uganda continues to limit freedom of expression especially when the people criticise their president.
Where should we place Mugabe among the pantheon of African nationalists who led their countries to independence?
While sometimes intolerant of criticism, Nyerere tended to respond with argument rather than force.
Kenya’s decision holds the promise of inclusivity and liberalisation of the legal and policy environment.
A complex set of factors influence how African footballers make financial decisions about the money they earn abroad.
The Bomvana say the global development agenda has created division because it sees people as individuals rather than primarily as members of a collective.
Cameroon’s English speaking people suffer gross marginalisation and are treated as second-class citizens by the Francophone government.
For Africans and diasporans, learning about their heritage is important. But it remains to be seen how this will translate into a sustained continental and diasporan engagement.