Angola, Rwanda, Ethiopia Make Big Progress In Reducing Hunger, But In Africa Full Stomachs Still Belong To The Richer

Stunting rates range between 10% in prosperous areas of southern Nigeria to over 50% in parts of the north.

There Are Fewer And Fewer Outright Dictatorships In Africa; Welcome To The New Era Of  ‘Masquerade Democracies’

Nearly all of Africa has opposition parties – which is more than can be said for China. While opposition leaders face intimidation, their troubles are minor in comparison to the deadly retribution meted out in Russia

The ‘Bad Boys’ Are Winning Again: Slippery Slope Back To Authoritarianism In Africa

Burundi is far from alone. Rwanda, Togo, Gabon, Uganda, Chad, Cameroon, Djibouti, Republic of Congo, Sudan, Eritrea, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have all fiddled with term limits

Democracy, Dictatorship And The Circle Of Economic Growth In Africa: It Really Is Complicated

The Asian Tigers, as well as China, Ethiopia and Rwanda, support the view that autocracies grow more rapidly than democracies – but often lack the leadership renewal that regular free and and fair elections bring about

Not Sure Whether To Cry Or Laugh: Survey Finds Views Of Young East Africans Mirror Those Of The ‘Elders’ 

Results suggest corruption has been normalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Young people viewed bribery simply as “eating”, not an ethical aberration. Only Rwandan youth thought it was a big problem.