RSS Voices from Africa

  • Will Nigeria ever vote? December 29, 2018
    The country prepares for new elections: terrorism, inflation and a growing population are the main issues
  • Revolution wears a skirt December 29, 2018
    Unforeseen developments in female emancipation are affecting the democratic transition process in the run up to the 2019 presidential elections
  • The long arm of China October 31, 2018
    Airports, media outlets and mining concessions could end up in Beijing's hands if Zambia doesn’t make good on its long-standing debt.
  • A slippery peace October 31, 2018
    The US and the EU shouldn’t kid themselves: a roadmap for peace must involve all the forces that one way or another hold sway in anarchic Libya.
  • A new era of peace August 30, 2018
    After 20 years of war, the accord between Ethiopia and Eritrea could bring more stability to the Horn of Africa and East Africa as a whole.
  • A president for life? August 30, 2018
    In spite of failing health, 81-year-old President Bouteflika is running for a fifth term. If his country doesn’t first blow up, it will surely grind to a halt.
  • Mediterranean Tiger August 26, 2018
    Tunisia has fulfilled its commitments with the Union and is now benefitting from financial support allocated according to a ‘more for more’ criteria.