DIA Book Club: Hawks and Doves in Sudan’s Armed Conflict

The DIA Book Club presents insights from Suad Musa’s new book, Hawks and Doves in Sudan’s Armed Conflict (James Currey, 2018). In this blog, she...

Leaving the girls behind: child soldiers in the DRC

What happens when child soldiers return home? Bill Snaddon writes about the fraught experiences of female child soldiers re-joining their families and communities in...

Struggles over citizenship in Liberia

What does a constitutional clause reveal about Liberians's ideas of citizenship? Robtel Neajai Pailey investigates ... In 1973 Liberia introduced its Aliens and Nationality Law. This,...

Is there a way out from Ethiopia’s crisis of governance?

The world has come to know the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. But he is increasingly...

Why climate change adaptation means there should be no conditionalities on...

Climate change is a universal developmental constraint that is creating widespread challenges through increased intensity of weather extremes such as heatwaves, droughts,...

How young, queer Nigerians use Twitter fight homophobia

Nigeria continues to be largely homophobic, mainly as a result of cultural and religious conventions. Negative perceptions of homosexuality led to the...

Watch the #ZimbabweanLivesMatter Resistance Bureau show!

Our sister discussion space and podcast, the Resistance Bureau, just had one of its best ever shows. Thandekile Moyo, Alex Magaisa, Jestina...

Why the University of Zambia’s disavowal of Sishuwa Sishuwa threatens academic...

DiA note: to read and add your signature to a statement in support of Sishuwa Sishuwa from academics around the work, click...

The problems of using development aid to respond to the “migrant...

The number of people from sub-Sahara Africa seeking refuge almost tripled between 2009 and 2019. During that period, flight and migration from...

A new programme of work: Does the 71st World Health Assembly...

Mike Kalmus Eliasz explores the challenges facing the World Health Organisation and its first ever African Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as he...