Strong centrifugal tendencies, an ineffective central government, and the threat of Islamist insurgency all hamper national unity in Somalia.
Mugabe’s resignation is not a genuine harbinger of substantive governmental change. Instead, it will primarily serve as an impetus for a more activist civic culture in Zimbabwe.
To best protect the basic human rights of thousands at risk, the crisis in Burundi must end.
Motivated by a variety of considerations, foreign powers with military bases in Djibouti are revealing their hopes and interests in the region.
Germany is developing its own version of the Marshall Plan as it examines its relationship with the African continent.
Unfortunately, counterterrorism measures are often constructed around profiles of a typical male jihadi. Since women are not seen as terrorists, it is easier for them to gather and transfer the intelligence necessary to plan terrorist operations.
South Sudan has had a difficult time since it gained independence in 2011. In the short term, security is a prerequisite for prosperity.