Following Sudan's revolution over a year ago, a peace agreement has been signed and political changes are taking shape with increasing speed. ... But attention must be directed to elements that can make or break peace in Sudan, including dealing with past atrocities, centre-periphery relations and the role of the military in nation building. In this eighth part of our series, we explore how Sudan's peace determines the stability in the Red Sea basin.
Following a meeting between Tanzania's police chief and his Mozambican counterpart, it was decided that the two countries would team up to conduct ... a joint operation against terrorist groups along the shared border. But opposition politicians and rights groups are concerned about how their respective authorities are going about tackling this issue.
The latest round of protests against police brutality in Nigeria exploded in October. Although these protests were by no means the first of their ... kind or even the first time the protesters had used the hashtag #EndSARS online, the necessity of social media in bringing the youth together to fight for a common cause cannot be overstated.
The deadly conflict between Ethiopia’s federal government and Tigrayan rebels continues to intensify, especially after Prime Minister Abiy ... Ahmed issued a warning on Sunday to surrender within 72 hours. But despite international calls for a cease in action, many regional neighbours, including the small state of Djibouti, are supporting the PM’s stance.
The Red Sea is a magnet for international and regional powers. And who governs the sea, governs one of the most valuable trade routes feeding ... and fuelling the east and the west. In this seventh part of our series, we look at why the region must put in place an inclusive framework of collaboration.
Zimbabwe celebrated on 17 November the third year since former president Robert Mugabe was overthrown and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa. People ... assumed that the change in power - after being controlled by Mugabe for 38 years - would open a new positive chapter for Zimbabweans. But instead, cases of human rights violations, arrests and detainment of civic rights activists, corruption, economic demise, crumbling infrastructure and unemployment are once again making headlines.
The promises of a return to democracy in 1999 have not been kept. Nigerians are yet to feel truly part of the decision-making process in their ... own country, with elites and securocrats still largely in charge. The #ENDSars protests are a symptom of a larger problem.