A respected and robust United States — with all of our flaws, mistakes and missteps — can be good for the defence of democracy, not least in Africa
In countries such as Uganda, Zimbabwe and Egypt female champions are beaten up, sexually abused, jailed and even “disappeared”
Both authoritarian and democratic governments are responding to the coronavirus crisis by instituting frightening new powers
Eight ways in which the election has already been rigged
Bad reporting in and on the country is poisoning its politics ahead of elections.