In Face Of Brexit And As Trump Turns Back On Rest Of The World, Africa Sticks Together – But Many Hurdles Remain

Africa Day is a good occasion to reflect on progress of the African Union. It has come a long way, but two years after the launch of its reforms effort, there are still notable divisions between member states and regions

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

28 African Leaders Were In Power When Hillary Clinton Was US Foreign Minister. If She Wins, How Many Could She Leave Still In Office?

The combination of improved life expectancy, greater political stability, and the shift toward presidency-for-life, means that as Africa becomes the world’s youngest continent, it will also have some of its oldest leaders

The Best Time To Be An African Autocrat Is When You Are Old And Senile: Why It’s Hard To Oust Mugabe And Bouteflika

The Mugabe death rumor mill, and the denials of the nonagenarian’s demise, form the most vibrant sector of Zimbabwean public life