Welcome to the digital edition of Africa in Fact, the journal of Good Governance Africa.

Africa in Fact is available as a print publication or online and enjoys a diverse readership that includes politicians, the media, diplomats, business people and academics.

The aim of the publication is to support the work of decision makers in a range of sectors in understanding and measuring governance across the African continent in the 21st century.

Contributors include leading writers and analysts – all experts in their field – from across Africa and further afield.

We trust you will find our articles informative and useful.

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The rhino rifle syndicates

Poaching: the big guns South Africa’s game reserves have been hard hit by an intensive campaign of poaching and wildlife crime The rampant increase in wildlife poaching has been widely acknowledged as one of the greatest threats to biodiversity conservation in Africa....

A plague of greed and illegality

Small arms and light weapons: an African overview State fragility and political instability continue to create an ever-increasing demand for small arms and light weapons Following the end of World War II, Africa’s period of independence induced euphoria and sense of...

Existential threats to humanity

Nuclear weapons: the African view African states argue that the total elimination of nuclear weapons is the only guarantee against their use or threat of use The climate crisis – the process of climate change – and its far-reaching and unprecedented challenge to all...