Human rights and the rights of women are the focus of Africa Day, but increasingly terror attacks are hampering development, writes Webster Zambara.
The regional body must deal with any potential post-election peace and security challenges facing Mozambique.
South Africa is now the stabilising factor among the ‘frontline states’ that opposed apartheid.
At 10, the toothless Pan African Parliament remains little more than a noble concept.
The Southern African Development Community's guidelines lean towards election observation rather than election management, writes Webster Zambara.
Sadly, the Africa Union's jubilee year witnessed a rise in terrorism and strife on the continent.
Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique and Namibia will hold crucial polls this year, writes Webster Zambara.
Regional bodies’ policies need work after both uphold the elections in the divided country.
The establishment of the AU in 2002 renewed hope that it would be a more robust and effective continental organisation than its predecessor.
The region has revamped its strategy for stability but 2013 will be the ultimate test of its muscle,, writes Webster Zambara.