Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is streamrolling constitutional amendments while Zimbabweans are in lockdown.
The violence points to the need for Abiy to address the tensions around Oromia. Failure to do so will mean that ethnic tensions and violence in Ethiopia will continue
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail’s pace.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown how reliant the health systems of both the UK and U.S. are on foreign doctors who have most times had to battle immigration issues to meet the stringent requirements of their host countries.
The success of Malawi’s democratic dispensation will be measured on the extent to which it delivers public goods – opportunities, development, accountability – for the people.
COVID-19 and plummeting oil prices are immediate crises that threaten the reform agenda of Angola’s president.
History will judge Nkurunziza as a man who brought unnecessary pain to a nation that had long suffered from political misrule.
Nigeria’s pre-eminent position in Africa, lost to corruption and political patronage over the years, can be regained by putting its house in order.
Despite its claims, the United States is not “leading” the global response to COVID-19. If it were, its approach to the pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa, the region most vulnerable to the economic impact of the virus, would be much different.