The brutal attack in Kenya is designed to show Washington and the world that the terrorist group is still a force to be reckoned with in East Africa.
The violence is a blow to Zimbabweans who hoped for greater freedom of expression in the post-Mugabe era.
Africa isn’t just dealing with an outbreak anymore—and that’s bad news for everyone.
Federations of ethnonational states can become explosive during moments of political liberalization. Abiy Ahmed must tread carefully to avoid a Balkan nightmare.
After decades of dictatorship, Gambia has launched a truth commission. But in a country where some victims were also perpetrators, delivering justice to all won’t be easy.
The country’s current protests include all sections of society—and may soon topple Omar al-Bashir’s entire regime.
South Africa and Angola have influence. They must use it to ensure that the Congolese government respects the will of voters.
As U.S. leadership fades, authoritarian leaders are competing to see how much they can get away with.
The country will vote for a new government, and then brace for a violent aftermath.