If presidential palaces are symbols of the power of heads of state, other buildings play an essential role in the political life of a country. Secret clubs, private residences, mythical hotels... We journey to the heart of these 'other' places of power.
Established in 2002, the African Union continues to be perceived as ineffective and unreliable due to its lack of political will from its heads of state, who are reluctant to bolster the organisation's power - the only way to re-establish a bond of trust with the continent's populations.
Muhammadu Buhari won the Nigerian Presidential election back in 2015 on a promise that he would turn the ailing economy around, tapping into his background as a retired military general to end insecurity. But as Buhari prepares to leave office next year, we look back at his legacy and whether he made good on his election promises in this five-part series.
This year's general elections are shaping up to be one of the most important ones in Kenyan history as the two top contenders, Raila Odinga and William Ruto, are neck-at-neck for support. Follow our in-depth analysis on and explanations on this year's polls.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has seen countries scramble to ensure they are ready for war. In Africa, the acquisition of military equipment has clearly diminished – by 13% from 2015 to 2020. But faced with numerous security threats, the continent remains particularly vulnerable. Who can ensure the sale of arms remains intact in Africa? In this investigation, we will focus on three main players: Aboubacar Hima, Ivor Ichikowitz and Rafi Dermardirossian.