Recent attacks raise questions about how secessionist tendencies have been managed in post-independence Africa.
There is a need for a special unit for civil-military relations as the police cannot deal effectively with protests.
More needs to be done to ensure that journalists can do their important work without fear or favour.
Many of the claims those who support the Put South Africans First fringe group make on social media and repeated at recent marches in Pretoria are inaccurate and often entirely false.
Tanzania’s October poll shows that elections are purely performative for governments which do not adhere to the basic tenets of democracy.
Impressive delivery on education, water and eliminating poverty hasn’t enabled Tunisia to escape its middle-income trap.
The protests carried on for days and continue to simmer in a country whose social fabric has been torn by toxic masculinity and a violent colonial past.
Given its natural resources and people, Nigeria should be a prosperous nation, but after 60 years of self governance, the country now ranks as the world poverty capital.
By the end of June, more than 250 000 domestic workers had lost their jobs because of the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa. Some of them share their stories.