With the 2017 Kenyan presidential elections looming on the near horizon, it is important to understand the factors that led to violence in 2007 in order to prevent a similar chain of events in 2017.
Continue reading Rebuilding Democracy: Kenya from 2007 to 2017
The severity of human rights violations demands an international diplomatic effort to establish humane governance in Eritrea.
Continue reading International Neglect and the Collapse of Eritrean Rights
Rhodes Must Fall Oxford is about more than just removing a statue; it’s about addressing institutionalized racism.
Continue reading Decolonising the University: Rhodes Must Fall Comes to Oxford
The student movement is a manifestation of various long-festering societal issues, and signals a change in the tide of political activism not just across Africa – but the entire world.
Continue reading #FeesMustFall: Why It’s About More Than Just Fees
Coups in Africa are usually successful. How did democracy beat the odds in Burkina Faso?
Continue reading Burkina Faso: A Fragile Win for Democracy in West Africa
In Africa’s most unstable region, U.S. military aid has done more harm than good.
Continue reading A Military Policy Failure in the Greater Horn of Africa
Images of violence are examples of art defined by politics as much as protest.
Continue reading The Art of Protest
It has been 21 years since the end of apartheid, yet South Africa remains a country divided along racial lines.
Continue reading Institutional Racism Must Fall
A year after the “Bring Back Our Girls” campaign brought Nigeria’s struggle with Boko Haram to the international fore, the situation in much of the country is far from improved.
Continue reading A State of Fear in Nigeria