Africa

Axum: A Book Summary

“Axum" by Yuri M. Kobishchanov, edited by Joseph W. Michels and translated by Lorraine Kapitanoff, is a seminal work that meticulously reconstructs the history...

Reassessing Russia’s Engagement with Zimbabwe

As most often reiterated, Russia and Zimbabwe have had an excellent bilateral relations, dating from the time of Zimbabwe's struggle for political independence. Soviet...

Coalition Government: A test for South Africa’s democracy

Despite the alarming struggle for control and influence among South African political parties, the African National Congress (ANC) headed by Cyril Ramaphosa has finally...

Mnangagwa Considers Zambia as a Security Threat in Southern Africa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, during a special meeting on the sidelines, St. Petersburg International Economic Forum held on 5 to 8 June, with...

Fostering Peace in Northern Nigeria: Ambassador Carson’s Diplomatic Endeavors

In the sometimes complex landscape of international relations, few challenges demand more nuanced and sustained attention than the pursuit for stability in regions affected...

Urgent Call for Justice: Protecting Women’s Rights in Tigray

The need for a thorough investigation into the brutal killing of Zewdu Haftu, a 32-year-old woman in Mekelle, the capital city of the Tigray...

Famine Strikes Sudan

April has marked one year since the war has broken out April has marked one year since the war has broken out in Sudan....

Negotiation and Reconciliation over Futile Military Action: Lessons for Ethiopia from Somalia

This piece focuses on the internal security crisis and inefficient governmental interventions in East Africa, with a particular emphasis on Somalia and Ethiopia. The...

After South Africa’s Election, What Next?

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) ultimately lost its parliamentary majority for the first time since the end of apartheid 30 years ago,...

Tigray’s Strategic Significance Unveiled: Navigating Complex Geopolitical Terrain in the Horn of Africa

Nestled within the tumultuous Horn of Africa, Tigray emerges as a key player in the region's intricate geopolitical puzzle. Its strategic significance transcends mere...

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