#BookClub: How do refugees cope with the difficulties of life in...

All around the world refugees leave their homes due to violent conflicts and seek safety in neighbouring countries. Yet flight does not...

Kidnapping for Ransom Drives Economic Hardship in North West Nigeria

The combination of instability and criminality is having a dramatic effect on the lives of people in Nigeria. It is estimated that...

Eroding the Unity Legacy: Ethno-regional Rhetoric in Zambia’s 2021 Elections

Zambia has a reputation for political stability and unity rooted in the efforts of – sadly recently departed – founding father Kenneth...

Zambian Democracy’s Biggest Test Yet

As one of the few countries to have experienced multiple democratic transfers of power, Zambia has long been considered among Africa’s more...

The end of the honeymoon in Tanzania: CCM reverts to type

Given the imperial like constitutional powers endowed to the President of Tanzania, it is easy to assume that one person – the...

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...

The youth of eSwatini demand change – and they want it...

A political crisis has engulfed eSwatini (formerly Swaziland). The trigger for protests against the authoritarian monarchy of Mswati III was the mysterious...

Amidst the political crisis in eSwatini, women fight for equality

On 12 April 1973 a new baby democracy was stillborn by the banning of political parties and the imposition of the “Tikhundla”...

Africans want consensual democracy – why is that reality so hard...

It has become common to argue that most Africans are not that committed to democracy. Commentators often suggest that Africans care more...
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The impact of the Tigray conflict on children

According to a report published by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), an estimated 426 million children were living in close proximity...