Despite growing challenges, the 1969 OAU refugee convention has meaningfully shaped Africa's policymaking and practice.
Recent events are a timely reminder of how much can be achieved through non-violent civil resistance.
The country is on track with economic and anti-corruption reforms, but it's still too early to pass judgement.
Evidence-based policing is strengthened by partnerships with academics and researchers, but should be championed by police.
The absence of opposition parties from recent legislative elections could deeply undermine government's legitimacy.
Despite Security Council hurdles, there are practical ways for the AU and UN to build peace, together.
Despite dedicated efforts by its government, the island nation is in danger of being labelled a narco-state.
The South African police have a positive duty to act against crime even when a complainant is absent.
Maritime security is about much more than piracy, but broad approaches shouldn't detract from effective anti-piracy measures.
Despite efforts to curb the trade in stolen vehicles, criminal networks seem to be one step ahead.
North Africa shows the threat that corruption poses not only to the economy, but to safety and security.
With overburdened justice systems in Mali, Niger and Nigeria, other options could be used for some terrorism cases.