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

Changing Bedfellows And Growing Threats: The Complex Brew Of Insurgent Groups In The Sahel

In the six years since January 2012, armed groups in West Africa’s Sahel region have grown considerably

On Africa Day, Question Is ‘Can Former Liberators Lead Continent Into The Future?’

Freedom fighters believe they have a right to govern, but struggle to deliver the economic development that Africa needs.

America’s Humiliation Of African Union Chief Faki Should Push Continent’s Regional Powers Into New Action

The snub signals the return of the US/Africa policy that held sway from 1960 to 2001 when the continent was on the back burner in Washington.