Voting in the presidential and National Assembly elections for Nigeria’s 2023 national elections began on February 25. Both excitement and concern surrounded the polls, with the former stemming from a large number of first-time voters and the latter from the …Continue reading
The re-emergence of the debate to reform the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a permanent seat or seats for Africa is a reminder of the prolonged struggle for justice and democratic rights for the continent. This long struggle by …Continue reading
Britain is on the cusp of decolonising Mauritius – again. The first attempt at decolonisation took place in 1968 but went unfulfilled when London kept hold of an island group that had long been regarded as Mauritian territory: the Chagos …Continue reading
Eight months after the military takeover which violated the power-sharing agreement that the Sudanese civilian and military factions agreed on following the 2018 Revolution, anti-coup protests are a weekly occurrence in Khartoum and its twin city, Omdurman.
Protesters chant against …Continue reading
Somaliland has been on a charm offensive for three decades trying to persuade the rest of the world to accept its statehood. While its quest for recognition has largely failed, its determination appears to be paying off because it has …Continue reading
Since the beginning of the offensive against Kiev, one snapshot has been a favourite on social media: it shows a man presented as the chief of the Kremlin alongside former presidents Samora Machel and Emmerson Mnangagwa. But its authenticity is