The Trial of Hissene Habré: How the People of Chad brought...

Tyrants can commit human rights abuses and sexual violence with impunity. But, some people are bringing such tyrants to justice. How are they doing...

EU-Zimbabwe dialogue: Building hope and unity?

Should the EU-Zimbabwe formal political dialogue precede dialogue between ZANU-PF and Zimbabwe's main opposition political party, MDC-A? Grace Kwinjeh provides a compelling argument for...

The Police and extra-judicial killings in Nigeria

What explains the increase in extrajudicial killings and disproportionate use of force by the police in Nigeria? What can be done about it? Beyond...

Why peacekeeping fails

In DiA’s mid-week article, Dennis Jett reflects on failures of peacekeeping missions in Africa and why a focus on improved governance can be far...

Another Peace Deal: In search for peace in South Sudan

Riek Machar and Salva Kiir signed a new peace deal in September 2018 in Addis Ababa. But, will the deal lead to lasting peace...

Burkina Faso: A weakened state is paving the way for terrorism

In the latest edition of our DiA mid-week read, Ismaila Kane shows why religious attacks on Christian minorities reflect the fragility of the Burkinabe...

Rising threat to constitutionalism in Ghana under President Nana Akufo-Addo: Will...

Is Ghana’s constitutional democracy under threat? Kafui Tsekpo and Michael Abbey outline how President Akufo-Addo and his government are undermining the basics of Ghana’s...

KENYA – The imperilled presidency

This is the second piece from the members of our DiA Academy. Leonard Wanyama, a development and governance practitioner in Kenya, in this piece,...

End in sight? Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis

What will it take to end the Anglophone crisis in Cameroon? Are international organizations doing enough? Is there political will to end the hostilities?...

Factionalism and corruption could kill the ANC – unless it kills...

ANC’s electoral support is waning! Is it a momentary failure or it’s the new normal? Christopher Isike explains why corruption and factionalism rather than...