A destabilizing war between the government in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and Anglophone separatists, has been going on for more than four years. Hundreds of civilians have died as a result. Thousands have been displaced and are now refugees in neighboring countries. Most negotiations to resolve the conflict appear to have failed. With each passing day that…
Bobi Wine, the pop star who became a presidential candidate, considers rebuilding his anti-government movement after a violent election season
Voters in Chad head to the polls Sunday for a presidential election in which Idriss Deby is widely expected to
Welcome to Foreign Policy’s Africa Brief. This week’s highlights: Hundreds of Ugandans have disappeared in the aftermath of the country’s most
The news headlines following the passing of Tanzanian leader John Magufuli paint him in a negative light. This is not fair. Magufuli became president in 2015 and won reelection to a second term following the October 2020 general elections. Tanzania is often hailed as one of the African continent’s most democratic, politically stable, and prosperous African…
A MINUSCA soldier holds a position in front of a bar in Bangui, Central African Republic, on Jan. 13. FLORENT
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Uganda’s youth are turning out in force ahead of Thursday’s presidential election, challenging longtime leader Yoweri Museveni.
While elections are one-time events, “democracy is a constant process of deliberation and consultation” where dialogue provides an “important arena for the building of national consensus”, the top UN official in West Africa told the Security Council on Monday.
Beyond the staggering tragedy that is the death and illness of thousands of people the world over, the COVID-19 pandemic