Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution

Simon Allison

All new leaders promise change, but few deliver. Abiy Ahmed is different

East Africa’s heroin coast

Simon Allison

There are thousands of kilometres of coastline in Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa. Drug traffickers are taking advantage

Tanzania’s illiberal tilt

Teldah Mawarire

Tanzania, one of Africa’s most stable democracies, is sliding toward authoritarianism

What happened to African solidarity with Palestine?

Netsanet Belay

The AU must do more than pay lip service to the human rights of Palestinians.

M-Pesa ushers in a new wave of banking infrastructure in Africa

Kealeboga Mokolobate

The M-Pesa platform is empowering Africans, who have unique needs