Nigeria is punching below its weight despite massive soft power capacity

French president Emmanuel Macron with Nollywood artists during a live show in Lagos,...

Rapprochement between two leaders isn’t enough to fix Kenya’s deep divisions

By  David E Kiwuwa, University of NottinghamIn his latest state of the nation address Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta called for opening a new chapter...

My Dictatorship Is More Ruthless Than Yours

By David HimbaraWhy are these two men happy? Between the two, who can teach whom about the art and science of dictatorship?The man on...

Algerian troops end siege at In Amenas gas facility

AIN AMENAS, Algeria (AP) — In a bloody finale, Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert on Saturday to...

Mali faces a turning point as the country prepares for legislative...

Jonathan Sears, University of WinnipegHow credible were the 2018 presidential elections in Mali? Going by the allegations of stuffed ballot boxes, theft of election...

VISA ISSUE BETWEEN RWANDA AND SOUTH AFRICA SOLVED: President Cyril Ramaphosa

On Tuesday afternoon, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Rwanda to attend the historic Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).He held bilateral talks...

Mnangagwa’s been wooing Zimbabwe’s white sports heroes. Here’s why

Tapiwa Chagonda, University of JohannesburgSport in general, and particularly gifted sports people, have been known to rouse feelings of national unity. In the process,...

Kagame Speaking For East Africa In Its Trade Wars With The...

By David Himbara Kagame has self-appointed to speak for East African countries in their trade wars with the United States. He bombastically says that East...

Tanzania’s latest clampdown takes decades of repression to new lows

Rob Ahearne, University of East LondonThe United Republic of Tanzania has just turned 54. Union Day commemorates the union of the Tanganyika mainland and...

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