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Opaque and difficult to quantify

Opaque and difficult to quantify

Light weapons: a roadmap Africa has made some innovative interventions to reduce illicit small arms flows, despite a scarcity of data and challenges on several fronts A member of the Sudan People’s...

Rule by fear

Rule by fear

Eritrea: dictatorship and terror The absence of law has extinguished all justice in this east African country By Richard Poplak Eritrea is a paradox, a country that dips vertiginously from the...

Cross-border justice

Senegal: universal jurisdiction Could an emerging legal principle for crimes against humanity make Dakar “The Hague of Africa”? By Celeste Hicks The trial of Hissène Habré, Chad’s former tyrannical...

Old wine in new bottles

Old wine in new bottles

  Despite its increasingly youthful population, poor succession planning means Africa continues to be governed by aged and ageing tyrants While Africa tries to move forward, it remains largely...