The coronavirus pandemic joins a multitude of existing crises in East Africa. If the various challenges are not carefully addressed, there is a risk that hunger will spread.
Eyes are on Burundi’s election in May, which is a more open race after the current President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would not run for another term.
The UN has called for a “decade of action” to push countries toward meeting the sustainable development goals by 2030. How do African nations fare?
Africa’s history is rich and complex and could — if we could hear its voice — teach us valuable things that our own system of knowledge in the West refuses to take into account.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Joyce Banda, the former president of Malawi.
Africa, the continent to watch, keeps “emerging” to take its place in a yet to be defined new world order. Its problems with democracy reflect more general problems affecting the entire globe.