Africa’s Emerging Middle Class Insecure And Weak. The Real Powerbrokers Are Still Those At The Top Of Wealth Pyramid






Supposed middle class characteristics, like support for democracy, no stronger among African middle class than among the working or upper classes.






Burundi, Comoros Keep Banging On SADC’s Door, But No One Is Opening – At Least For Now






Does Nkurunziza hope to tap into the anti-Rwanda sentiment that runs in SADC, fuelled partly by rivalry between Kigali and DRC, a SADC member?






With $8Bn Invested Across Continent, Egypt Could Boost Its Overlooked Peace And Economic Credentials In Africa






Egypt is one of the major contributors to the African Union budget – to the tune of 15%, up from 12%.






In Africa And Elsewhere, A Curious Case: Why Do Women’s Rights Advance More Quickly After Major Conflict?






Uganda was the first post-conflict country where this trend became evident in Africa, with Rwanda next taking it to a whole new level, achieving what Nordic countries had done over the course of 100 years.