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The Trump era is over. But the fight for democracy is just getting started

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

Maintaining Museveni’s securitised state

As Ugandans prepare to go to the polls in January 2021, the involvement of security forces in the electoral process is a given and political reform seems a long way off

Why do presidents cling to power?

Four former heads of state speak about what being president is actually like

Question marks surround Madagascar’s Covid-19 ‘miracle cure’

Despite Malagasy President Andry Rajoelina’s claims of a cure for Covid-19, experts say ‘there is absolutely no evidence’ that is true

Flashy façade hides abuse, poverty

Equatorial Guinea spends its oil revenue on prestige projects and not on health and education

Neoliberalism and the march of impunity in Equatorial Guinea

How does the world's longest serving autocrat remain in power?

What’s behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan?

It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming

Equatorial Guinea’s president to mark 40 years in power

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema's 40th anniversary in power will be marked by a series of events in three main cities

Internet a distant dream for many in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea has the most expensive internet in the world after Zimbabwe

Despite mounting abuse claims, here’s why Jammeh is unlikely to face justice soon

At least in the short term, it looks unlikely that Jammeh will face either his victims or consequences for human rights abuses

Banyana on tough quest for glory

Zambia could be the only stumbling block in the team’s journey to the group stages

How collaboration can help grow and transform agriculture in Africa

Africa's declaration to boost agriculture on the continent has seem some progress but a lot still needs to be done

Equatorial Guinea: Attempted coup hatched ‘on French soil’

The government says that foreign mercenaries mounted an attempted putsch on December 24 but it was thwarted.

Equatorial Guinea: The president’s playboys

The standards of another presidential debauchery may just have been topped

Gambia’s Adama Barrow returns to capital, ending days of anxious waiting

The president of the tiny West African country took the oath of office at his country's embassy in Dakar, Senegal a week ago.

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