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

Africa Has Seen Big Democratic Progress, But Level Of Civil Liberties Has Fallen Every Year For A Decade Now

In Gambia an entrenched autocrat was forced from power. In Ghana, a sitting president lost an election for the first time, but…

Democracy Is Looking Sickly Across Southern Africa, With The Ruling Parties And Oppositions Both In A Shambles

Some 65% of South Africans want Zuma to resign. An all-time low approval rating of 20% makes him less popular among the electorate than even US President Donald Trump.

For Parts Of Africa, It’s Been Worst Drought In Decades: Expect More Yearly Disasters, Floods, And Diseases, Now Experts Warn

The droughts in eastern and southern Africa beginning in 2015 have affected tens of millions of people. These conditions will become the new normal as climate change takes its toll