The role of the military in fighting Boko Haram holds centre stage in politics after explosions in Abuja and Lagos. Security worries are mounting ahead of national elections planned for February 2015.
News & Analysis
- Friday, 11 July 2014 15:22
- Nadia Rabbaa in Casablanca
King Mohammed VI's cousin and the third in line to the throne has written a scathing book about the need ford democratization in Morocco, but critics say that he benefits greatly from the monarchy.
- Friday, 04 July 2014 17:09
The US government is stuck in a Cold War mentality and using Ukraine for its own geopolitical goals.
- Friday, 20 June 2014 16:45
- Patrick Smith
Trade mispricing, money laundering and tax evasion are stripping more than $50bn a year from African state revenue. So says a detailed, new United Nations report coordinated by South Africa's Thabo Mbeki.
- Wednesday, 12 March 2014 17:04
UN special representative Haile Menkerios talked to The Africa Report about peace enforcement in Africa and the dynamics of the crisis in South Sudan.