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Sudan: The People Want Civilian Government

Protesters in Sudan launched a civil disobedience campaign against the transitional military council (TMC) on June 9. Protest leaders and opposition groups...
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Sudan: How Saudi Arabia Is Helping Military Crackdowns On Protests

EXPLAINERA suspension of Sudan’s African Union (AU) membership. This comes after the extreme violence meted out by the...

What’s Behind South Africa’s Messy Foreign Policy?

South Africa has come under a great deal of criticism for its response to the situations unfolding in Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of...

Here’s What You Need To Know About The Brics Summit

The 10th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit is due to take place this year in Johannesburg from July 25-27th, with...

European Governments Play Politics With Refugee Lives

On June 10, Matteo Salvini, Italy's new far-right interior minister, said he would not allow the MV Aquarius to dock on the Italian coast....

The People Of The DRC Need More Support From South Africans

On Monday, the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) held a roundtable on the ongoing crisis taking...

Here’s Why SA Did Not Sign The Africa Free Trade Deal...

Earlier this month, African leaders gathered in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, to sign an agreement which could have huge implications for commerce and...
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The bad news for Zimbabwe: military coups rarely end well

The ongoing situation in Zimbabwe might not technically be classified as a coup - at least according to the Zimbabwean army and other officials....

Running South Africa like the AU might not be a good...

ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma recently said that if she became president of South Africa, she could do for South Africa what she did...

We cannot stay silent when justice is whisked away on a...

In light of the controversy surrounding Grace Mugabe’s visit to South Africa, and speedy departure, Mohau Bosiu says that we as Africans must hold...

China’s plan to strengthen peace and security in Africa

China will hold an open debate on enhancing Africa's capacity in peace and security at the United Nations (UN) on July 19....

We have a new AU Commission chair, but does it matter...

The African Union (AU) Commission’s new chairperson has been decided: Chad’s Maki Mahamat. The elections happened at an interesting time, especially with all the...

Why Navi Pillay can help us solve our xenophobia problems

Lawyer Navi Pillay is set to head up a provincial commission set up by the KZN premier Senzo Mchunu to investigate the recent spate...
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