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.
It's not a popular choice, but the stalemate between extremists and military forces makes negotiation worth re-considering.
Islamic State West Africa Province is proving its economic resilience by generating income from obliging local communities.
Are Southern African governments allowing resentment against perceived Western finger-wagging to cloud their judgement?
With its history of chasing arrests, SA is vulnerable to the damaging effects of poorly implemented broken windows policing.