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1 December 2015 12:49 (South Africa)

Lesotho - a slow descent into starvation

  • Khadija Patel
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Photo: A soldier from the Seleka rebel alliance stands guard as the then Central African Republic's new President Michel Djotodia (not pictured) attends Friday prayers at the central mosque in Bangui March 29 2013. REUTERS/Alain Amontchi

ICG: Avoiding an electoral flare-up in the Central African Republic

By International Crisis Group

Photo: Founder and Chief Executive of the Dangote Group Aliko Dangote speaks at a Thomson Reuters newsmaker conference in London November 23, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Can Africa’s richest man save Zimbabwe’s economy?

By Simon Allison


ICG: Burundi's army is divided and losing its way

By International Crisis Group

Photo: Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, attends the SADC (Southern Africa Development Community) extraordinary summit held at Maputo, Mozambique, 08 February 2013. EPA/ANTONIO SILVA

DRC: Economic expansion and the delay of democracy in Kinshasa

By Frank Charnas

Photo: Algerian Mozabite holding the Algerian flag take part in a demonstration against the rising violence in recent days in Ghardaia, Algiers, Algeria, 08 July 2015. According to reports at least 18 people have been killed and a further 30 wounded in clashes between ethnic Berbers and Arabs in the region of Ghardaia, 600 km south of Algiers. EPA/STR

ICG: Algeria and its neighbours

By International Crisis Group

Photo: A beaming Omar al-Bashir (C), President of Sudan, surrounded by security greets cheering supporters as he returns from South Africa to Khartoum, Sudan, 15 June 2015. EPA/MARWAN ALI.

Lowering the flag: The ANC and the ICC

By Saul Musker

Photo: The new President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi (C), stands between his new Prime Minister, Carlos Agostinho do Rosário (L), and Minister of Economy, Adriano Maleiane (R), during the swearing in ceremony of the new Mozambican Government, Maputo, Mozambique, 19 January 2015.  EPA/ANTÓNIO SILVA

Op-ed: Is Mozambique drifting into new conflict?

By Ian Schechtman

Foreign nationals and members of various South African civil society groups take part in an anti-xenophobia march through Cape Town, South Africa, 22 April 2015.  EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: Labour migration – South Africa must make more progress

By Zaheera Jinnah


The Conversation: Africa’s old men’s club out of touch with continent’s burgeoning youth



Game on between Uganda’s former liberation war allies

By International Crisis Group


Ethiopia: Despite re-election, prime minister’s hold on power is still work in progress

By Simon Allison


Somaliland: The strains of success

By International Crisis Group


Ibrahim Index 2015: ‘Governance progress in Africa is stalling’

By Simon Allison


Rafael Marques de Morais on Angola’s ‘new fascism’

By Rafael Marques


Somalia and South Sudan: Britain enters the fray

By Simon Allison


‘Hand them over so we can stone them to death’: LGBTI people’s ongoing African battle

By Marelise van der Merwe


Curbing violence in Nigeria: Revisiting the Niger Delta

By International Crisis Group


More blood in Bangui as the Central African Republic’s future hangs in the balance

By Simon Allison


Madagascar’s food crisis: Chronic malnutrition is stunting mental capacity

By Simon Allison


Op-Ed: Anti-corruption march must tackle illicit financial flows

By Greg Nicolson


Eritrea in 2015: Where the streets have many names

By Richard Poplak


Analysis: How Burkina Faso foiled the coup

By Simon Allison


Nuts to the rescue: Hunger and starvation as business opportunities

By Marianne Thamm


Nigeria: Things 'collapse into place'

By Greg Mills & Dickie Davis


ICG: The roots of violence in the Central African Republic

By International Crisis Group


ICG: Burkina Faso’s troubled legacy of dictatorship

By International Crisis Group


Zambia: New times, same old problems

By Greg Mills


Op-Ed: Why regional leaders may short-change civil society in Burkina Faso



Nigeria: Baba Go-Slow and the cabinet that hasn't been named

By Frank Charnas