Kenya, Rwanda, Chad, Ethiopia, Congo Already Running With New African Union Financing Plan. Will Others Follow?






“Once you’re the one paying, you automatically become more concerned about getting good value for money” – Rwanda’s President Kagame

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.






As Kenya Vote Nears, Troubling Signs Mount: Avoiding Another Electoral Crisis






Kenya is the transport and commercial hub of East Africa, so a protracted crisis would result in significant disruptions further afield.






Africa Faces New Threat To Its Democracy: The ‘Constitutional Coup’ aka ‘Third Term Tragedy’






In the 1990s many African states reinvented their constitutions to build good political societies. They moved away from one-party authoritarian states. The limitations on presidential terms have not entirely quashed a culture of entitlement to rule






10 Conflicts To Watch In The World In 2017: Here Are The Three Deadly Ones From Africa






The UN peacekeeping mission in the DR Congo is its largest…and the one in Mali is mostly dangerous, with 70 personnel killed by “malicious acts” since 2013