January 15, 2020
The recent unlawful detention of a journalist and politician is the latest in a series of moves by Muhammadu Buhari’s administration that weaken the rule of law.
December 5, 2019
The summit will feature the highest-profile talks in years on the war between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists, but the parties will have to bridge major divides to find a permanent end to the c…
November 15, 2019
Recent attacks that appeared to target immigrants have underscored South Africa’s struggle to combat violence and limit tensions with the rest of the region.
May 14, 2019
The African National Congress, which has governed since the end of apartheid, won again in May’s national election. But a growing opposition will watch to see whether it can revive the economy and cu…
March 18, 2019
February’s presidential election does not inspire confidence in the democratic trajectory of Africa’s most populous country.
February 8, 2019
The Giant of Africa’s next president will have to contend with daunting security and economic challenges.