Today there are moves to start a process of moving Africa towards a regime of free trade. This is something that will bring great benefits and should be encouraged, but it needs to be understood properly and pursued in the …Continue reading
As elephant trophy hunting in Zimbabwe resumes after a one-year-long pause caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the debate around wildlife conservation in Africa has also resumed.
Trophy hunting, which is best described as killing animals for pleasure with the goal …Continue reading
In recent weeks, the South African Post Office (SAPO) has been in the news after it instituted legal proceedings against courier companies like PostNet and the South African Express Parcel Association, trying to bar them from delivering packages that are …Continue reading
South Sudan’s Chief Justice, Chan Reec Madut, has been implicated in serious corruption allegations since independence. Some relate to the recruitment process within the judiciary. Others relate to overstepping the bounds of his judicial role by encroaching on the executive’s …Continue reading
Last year, Tigray’s leaders underestimated their weaknesses. The region’s security forces were swept away in the conventional conflict and largely unprepared to shift to guerrilla warfare after Mekelle was captured on 28 November.
Even the grassroots party-state apparatus has vanished. …Continue reading