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Exclusive: Top-secret testimonies implicate Rwanda’s president in war crimes

Explosive witness testimony from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda implicates Paul Kagame and the RPF in mass killings before, during and after the 1994 genocide.

The African Union’s (un)official statement on the US elections

The United States has never been shy to pass judgment on African elections. What does it look like when Africa passes judgment on America’s chaotic vote?

Why we must fight to secure places for more women and young people in politics

Too often, governments talk the talk on gender equality, but fail to walk the walk

Why do presidents cling to power?

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

Covid-19 in Africa: The good news and the bad

What might Africa look like in the wake of the pandemic? There’s enough change happening to keep both optimists happy and pessimists glum

Jack Ma v. Bill Gates: Does Africa need another benevolent billionaire?

The latest member of the benevolent billionaires club could learn from what his peers have done right — and wrong

African free trade is vital for growth

Negotiators are scrambling to meet the July 1 deadline for the world’s second-biggest trading agreement, which could boost continental trade

Tensions loom over the Great Lakes region

President Félix Tshisekedi should abandon plans to invite neighbouring militaries into the eastern DRC

Amended Refugee Act restricts fundamental rights

Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi has defended the new amendments to the Refugees Act that came into effect at the beginning of the...

Feud between Kagame, Museveni takes toll

The distrust between the presidents has burst into the open in recent months, with the pair trading accusations of harmful nature against each other

New look, old ways? Benin’s leader and the authoritarian past

Elected in 2016 by defeating the preferred successor of Thomas Boni Yayi, Patrice Talon won the top job without a traditional political power base

The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer

This new framework can be used to resolve past violent conflicts as well as to sustain peace and development in Africa

It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his estern cheerleaders

As we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we cannot keep excusing the crimes of Rwanda’s current government

Kagame’s AU reforms will struggle to survive without him

Will Paul Kagame be able to sustain the momentum and ensure the implementation of his continental plans?

SADC, learn from Algeria how to bring peace and stability

Algeria places a particular premium on the policy of deradicalisation by quelling violent extremism

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