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Nigeria’s border closure has implications for Africa’s economic integration
Nigeria’s border closure has implications for Africa’s economic integration
Nigeria recently partially closed its border with Benin in an effort to stem the smuggling of rice. It then
Safeguard Sudan’s revolution
Safeguard Sudan’s revolution
Sudan has swung between hope and despair since April 11, when the most sustained civilian protest movement in the country’s modern history swept...
'JZ's pilot' joins South Sudan's secret police
'JZ's pilot' joins South Sudan's secret police
A South African aviation firm formed a joint venture with the National Security Service (NSS) — South Sudan’s secret police, which has...
New walls in cyberspace: Internet shutdowns and authoritarianism in Africa
New walls in cyberspace: Internet shutdowns and authoritarianism in Africa
Although the Berlin Wall was toppled 30 years ago, new walls have continued to crop up around the world — virtual ones that block or limit...
African Governance Report: Recommendations
African Governance Report: Recommendations
The inaugural African Governance Report (AGR) makes a set of widespread recommendations, based on its assessment of the state of governance on the...
African Governance Report: Highlights
African Governance Report: Highlights
Good governance can refer to so many different sectors and aspects that it is often hard to assess or measure. The definition of governance refers...
What is the African Peer Review Mechanism and its role in Africa's development?
What is the African Peer Review Mechanism and its role in Africa's development?
The African Governance Report (AGR) was established as a result of the Constitutive Act of the AU and is a facilitator for the realisation of the...
Transformative leadership and its implementation in Africa
Transformative leadership and its implementation in Africa
Established in 2003 with the purpose of promoting a culture of self-evaluation and exchanging ideas around best governance practices, and with...
The African Continental Free Trade Area enters into force
The African Continental Free Trade Area enters into force
On May 30 2019 Africa made history as the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) officially entered into force....
SA must support South Sudan
SA must support South Sudan
Thursday marked a year since the signing of the Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, which was an effort to...
Mental healthcare must back peace efforts
Mental healthcare must back peace efforts
Early this morning my phone beeps. The message is from my friend Rose in Juba, South Sudan. She is a devoted women’s rights activist. With the...
Africa needs a green new deal
Africa needs a green new deal
Earlier this year, Tropical Cyclone Idai tore through Southern Africa, killing hundreds, injuring thousands and displacing even more. In Mozambique, as much as half of all annual crops and critical infrastructure were destroyed. In total, more than three million people in the region...

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