The hermit kingdom of Africa demands a lifting of sanctions that have been imposed since 2009. But does it have a case?
Recent news of the Libyan slave trade has sparked outrage - but racism against black Africans in North Africa is nothing new
Since November 21 much of the world has celebrated the fall of another African dictator, Robert Mugabe. But does he still have allies in the Sub-Saharan African region?
As the African continent opens itself up to using biotechnology for optimizing crops, we can learn lessons from the South African case
Cameroon's minority anglophone community is protesting francophone domination in their country - a conflict which has roots in the colonial era
The Ethiopian Government is known for its attempts to quash internet freedom amidst the country's ethnic tensions - but are they fighting a losing battle?
In the slow demise of Boko Haram a new, larger scale security risk has emerged: militarised Fulani herdsmen
A fierce debate about old and new generations of political leaders is in full swing ahead of Liberia's election. But what issues lie underneath the surface?
African artists are creating new and positive narratives of the continent. But what risks come with the globalization of 'African culture'?
On the UN International Day of Democracy, we consider what Kenya's election debacle tells us about the world's dominant political ideology - and it's limits