Nigeria:Were Poor Igbos Forgotten in Lagos' 50-day Birthday Party?
Where were the poor, Igbos and other minorities in the state's 50-day birthday party? Read more »
Nigeria:Coup Rumours Reflect Rising Distrust in Buhari's Absence
Coup? Don't even dare. Read more »
Somalia:Somaliland Demands Recognition 26 Years On
Somaliland's Foreign Minister talks about the self-declared state's struggle for recognition, domestic successes, and strategies towards Somalia. Read more »
Somalia:Recognize Somaliland And Boost Prosperity in Horn
26 years on, Somaliland's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation reiterates the case for independence. Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa:Congo Come Back! Why We're Building a New Political Movement in DRC
The president and opposition have lost legitimacy. We deserve better. Read more »
Cote d'Ivoire:The Mutiny May Be Over, but the Army's Problems Are Not
Reforming a fragmented army will be tough in Côte d'Ivoire's tense atmosphere. Could foreign deployment provide an alternative solution? Read more »
Nigeria:After Buhari... ?
With the president on medical leave again, ambitious figures are positioning themselves favourably for what might happen next. Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa:Don't Look Away Now - There Is a Crisis
The combination of local conflicts and a national level crisis makes each more dangerous than they would be in isolation. Read more »
Zimbabwe:Opposition Coalition - Avengers Assemble or Suicide Squad?
If the coalition holds until the 2018 elections, it could lead the strongest challenge yet to Mugabe. But that's a big if. Read more »
Nigeria:Sanusi II - Nigeria's Inheritor of Tradition and Unlikely Would-Be Reformer
The traditional ruler's criticism of conservative thinking in northern Nigeria has kicked off a much-needed storm of controversy. Read more »
Kenya:Why So Tense? Kenya's High Stake Elections Explained
After the 2007 general election, Kenya experienced its worst politically triggered ethnic violence since independence. The violence was caused by a dispute between the two main… Read more »
Africa:The Hope and (Over-)promise of Ghana's New Government
The new administration has vowed to fix Ghana's struggling economy. But has it set unrealistic expectations? Read more »
Africa:Then They Came for Al Jazeera - South Sudan Press Freedoms Further Deteriorate
The free media is facing ever greater restrictions just when it is needed the most. Read more »
Africa:Why Whistle-Blowing Won't Save Nigeria
A new whistle-blowing policy has led to some spectacular seizures of looted funds. But short-term thinking can only lead to short-term gains. Read more »
Africa:Ethiopia Uprising - Whither Solidarity?
Amidst the unrest, history has the capacity to both unite and divide. Read more »
Africa:Italy's Deportation Drive Hits New Low With Mentally-Ill African Migrant
The forced expulsion of a Moroccan student who's been in Italy for nine years and suffers from mental health problems sets a scary precedent. Read more »
Chad:The Habré Trial - the Future for African Justice?
The trial of Chad's former president is finally over, but its significance for Africa may have just begun. Read more »
Africa:Life and Coal - the Other Way Africa Can Leapfrog On Energy
Off-grid renewables are not the only, or the best, way for the power-starved continent to increase energy generation and reduce emissions. Read more »
Africa:'Do More, Speak Less' - the Imam Who Stood Up to Jammeh Reflects On a New Gambia
Human rights defender and imam, Baba Leigh, was one of the few who dared to speak out under the previous regime. Read more »
Africa:Are Locals Starting to Push Back in the "Best Place in the World for Refugees"?
Uganda is now home to over 800,000 South Sudanese refugees and the world's largest refugee camp. Read more »
West Africa:The Region in Niger Quietly Piloting a Boko Haram Amnesty
The bold experiment is proving attractive, but comes fraught with dangers. Read more »
Africa:How to Undermine Africa's Independent Media
The media may be legally protected, but there are still subtle ways for governments to exercise control. Read more »
Nigeria:Nigeria - Could 'The Rift' Derail President Buhari's Agenda?
Analysts disagree as to whether Nigeria's executive-legislative battles are a sign of democratic maturity or immaturity. Read more »
Africa:Creative Africans - Who to Watch
A few years back, it was said that Africa's creative economy was like a sleeping giant. That may have been, but the giant's awake - and woke - to the fact that the vast digital… Read more »
South Africa:Cabinet Reshuffle Opens Door for Nuclear-Scale State Capture
Within hours of Gordhan's removal, the controversial $70 billion deal was back on the table. Read more »
AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.