China is posed to reap geopolitical gain via vaccine diplomacy if Europe does not prioritise Africa
Fighters across the region may be drawn in if the violence continues, as has happened for years in Libya’s cascading internal and proxy wars
The recent war in Ethiopia may at first glance appear to be a short, sharp internal conflict with few implications for the Horn of Africa – or for Europe. But the war is far from over, and the risks it creates are spreading.
Recent protests against police brutality have been Nigeria’s most powerful yet – but the government still appears determined to clamp down
European activities in Africa risk unwittingly drifting onto territory contested by the US and China on their own terms
There are promising signs in Mali’s new government, but the international community must take action now to ensure the military junta cedes power to civilians.
The coup creates an opportunity to address the crucial, intertwined issues of reform and consultation – issues that have been neglected by the authorities at key points in Mali’s recent history
The power of Sudan’s protest movement has sustained the prime minister in office – but its trust in Abdalla Hamdouk has ebbed of late. This week’s peace agreement gives him the chance to win it back.
EU-Africa relations are characterised by a series of failed beginnings. They continue to suffer from a lack of deep and far-reaching political will, despite being the subject of a series of diplomatic initiatives in the past two decades.
Mali’s politics is undergoing radical change, partly due to years of discontent with its entire political and economic elite