The Trump administration’s policies affected Africa in detrimental ways. His administration’s “America First” foreign policy also meant disengaging from its obligations to Africa, which he infamously referred to as “shit-hole countries”.
In surpassing opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye, Robert Kyagulanyi has done what many Ugandans thought impossible. But can he topple Museveni?
Social norms, practices and attitudes in African societies hinder the lives, survival and development of girls.
Cyril Ramaphosa handled COVID-19 well, but more could have been done on governance, security and violent extremism.
Hospitals across the continent have few resources. A new study shows the consequences.
The Ethiopian premier is manipulating ethnic rivalries to shift the agenda from democratic reform to authoritarianism.
The tensions that had been simmering between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front and the Abiy administration eventually boiled over.
President John Magufuli won a second term by a contested landslide and looks set to take even greater control of Tanzania’s democratic space.
The country must urgently address the politics of ethnicity before it can move towards a workable democracy.