Saints And Sinners: Most African States Don’t Hate The ICC, And Even Critics Now Want Dialogue

Among the strongest African voices lamenting the withdrawals and calling for the ICC system to be strengthened were Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Lesotho, Mali, Nigeria, Tunisia and Senegal

Has Algeria Taken A Vaccine Against Extremism? This Is Proof That The ‘Jihadist Promise’ Can Fail

How come Tunisia, the happy child of the Arab Spring, has higher numbers of its citizens joining ISIS than Algeria?

The Curse Of Sisyphus: Why Democracy Isn’t Necessarily Good For Press Freedom In Africa

THINGS ARE KIND OF LOOKING UP FOR FREEDOM IN AFRICA. More Africans today under elected governments than at any other time in recent history. And at first glance press freedom, where Africa used to score notoriously badly, seems to be in relatively good health. The Arab Spring, which overthrew dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, has unleashed long-pent-up energies among the …

AFRICA REVOLUTION SERIES part 3: To Love Beyonce And Manchester United, Is To Walk Away From The Barricades

Today’s young people are coming to the job market in a period of plenty, and lots of glitz everywhere. Part of their needs are shaped by “envy”