The picture seems hopeless, but with mitigation and adaptation strategies and policies driven through COP26, southern Africa can reduce the impacts of climate change on local livelihoods.
Sudan has needed and will require compromise and principled political goodwill to realise a difficult transition from military rule.
The time has come for African leaders to amplify their voices in a combined effort to demand that G20 leaders prioritize global vaccine access for the majority of nations that desperately want to vaccinate their populations.
The AU should do more to pre-empt coups by sanctioning bad governance and attempts by presidents to extend their terms.
African countries cannot be ignored, or just listened to. Their needs should shape the agenda.
Kudakwashe Tagwirei, who is close to Zimbabwe’s president and his inner circle, leveraged his privileged access to fuel and mining markets to strike a lucrative partnership with commodities giant Trafigura. Sanctioned by the U.S. and U.K. for corruption, Tagwirei continued to do business by relocating his network to Mauritius.
WHO’s safeguarding failure in the DRC has re-focused attention on the sexual misconduct that surfaces with disgraceful regularity in humanitarian, development, and peacekeeping operations worldwide.
Criminalising suicide directs resources towards punishment which has no significant deterrent effect.
Rawlings was a polarising figure, a person who led two coups in Ghana before twice being elected president in multiparty polls.