international relations

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Peace, or continued war in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia is balancing on the precipice – continued war or the beginning of peace talks? The withdrawal of the Tigrayan forces back...
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The Battle of Mekelle and Its Implications for Ethiopia

On November 28, Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed congratulated the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) for seizing control of Mekelle, the capital...

#BookClub: Contesting Sovereignty in Africa and the Global South

The year 2016 saw populism go mainstream in the West, when the phenomena of Brexit and Donald Trump’s US election sharpened the...

How the EU Can Better Avoid Bankrolling Authoritarianism

Debates on the conditionality of EU funds have risen up the EU agenda and will not go away anytime soon. The issue...

Applying Japanese Productivity Methods in Africa: Can Kaizen help to...

Amidst December's US-African Leaders Summit and ongoing debates around the impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, watchers of international development cooperation...

Long read: What motivates China’s investment & lending practices in Africa?

Since the wave of independence in the 1960s, African countries have faced numerous instances of debt distress in which they could not...

Ghosts of juntas past: Can France get it right in Mali...

Should foreign allies prioritise liberty or stability in states undergoing extra-constitutional transition? France again faces this challenge in Mali, with the easy...

Making sense of the coup in Burkina Faso

Another day, another coup in the Sahel. Within 12 months, Chad, Mali and Burkina Faso have all fallen under the de facto control of the military, as...

DECOLONISATION & BLACK LIVES: LAUNCHING A NEW SERIES OF DEBATES

Democracy in Africa is proud and excited to be supporting a new series of debates and talks on Race, Decolonisation and the...
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Britain’s new relationship with Africa?

On 2 November, the Royal African Society marked its 120th Anniversary with a celebration of Creative Africa at The Shard in London. It...