Regional Risks To Somalia’s Moment Of Hope As Farmajo Takes Office: He’ll Need To Handle Kenya, Ethiopia With Kid Gloves

Because of tensions over River Nile, the speed with which Cairo has moved to embrace the new Somali president is bound to increase Ethiopia’s anxieties at the growing Arab influence in the country.

AFRICA REVOLUTION SERIES part 2: Tribe, Religion, And The Petty Middle Class Dictator

Africa’s rising middle class has not changed the texture of societies much, or shifted the political debate. Instead, in many countries the quality of public discourse has declined shamefully.