The beautiful game arrives at the perfect time to scrub the mud off Afcon’s lead sponsor
Restaurants in Côte d’Ivoire are increasingly mixing French finesse with local flavour
African states are starting to withdraw from rights bodies when rulings go against them
Guinea is fighting the virus with a vaccine used in the DRC, while their neighbours Sierra Leone and Liberia increase border surveillance
After being praised for their handling of the pandemic, African countries must now confront the economic fallout – even as they grapple with existing political and security challenges
The country needs to protect its democracy given that ashift to authoritarian rule is evident on the continent
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
October is election month as three presidents seek another term in office. For two, it will be their third
His road to the presidency was anchored in contention and acrimony, and if his bid is successful, Alassane Ouattara will have ruled for two decades when all is said and done.
The fire of constitutional crisis burns in Mali, but observers shouldn’t ignore the smoke in Cote d’Ivoire.
After the death of the president’s chosen successor, the ruling party says “everything is possible”
What might Africa look like in the wake of the pandemic? There’s enough change happening to keep both optimists happy and pessimists glum
Alassane Ouattara has finally committed to stepping down after his second term, but leaves behind a dangerous legacy for the region