The AU should do more to pre-empt coups by sanctioning bad governance and attempts by presidents to extend their terms.
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.
Guineans have experienced military rule before, and they know that the consequences can be dangerous.
Deeply concerned by the conflict and deteriorating human security situation in Ethiopia, a number of African intellectuals have called for dialogue and mediation.
The military presence of the United States in Africa is strategic and enduring. It ensures a fragmented continent, easily pliable to the West’s interests and a convenient site for the ‘new Cold War’.
African identity needs a revision to move beyond current understanding of its relationship with China.
“Much has happened since [the founding of the AU], much remains finished, much is yet to be done. That is why we must focus on the youth. It is the youth of Africa on whose shoulders will lie the task of accomplishing this dream,” Tanzanian Ambassador Ombeni Sefue.
Brian Kagoro offers reflections on why Africans must take charge of their own destiny and realize that “no one owes Africa a meal or a living”.
A press conference for Southern African media and stakeholders on 18 May has kickstarted the African lobby behind an independent report on racist police violence in the United States (US) by three major international legal bodies.