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

It’s World’s Largest Such Deal In 23 Years: Africa’s Free Trade Area Offers So Much Promise, If Only…

And a young person in Africa is twice as likely to be unemployed when he or she becomes an adult, a particularly stressful situation given that over 70% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population is below age 30.

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

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…