Good Govenance Africa
Steady progress at a slow rate

Steady progress at a slow rate

SDG 3: healthy lives and wellbeing for all Applying global SDG targets to Africa is counterproductive and fails to recognise the continent’s actual achievements By Paul Adepoju In 2015, the United Nations General...

One step forward, two steps back

One step forward, two steps back

SDG 5: gender equality Higher levels of political representation for women in Africa have not necessarily advanced gender equality, with this disparity most acutely experienced at the grassroots level By Helen Grange...

Switching on one step at a time

Switching on one step at a time

SDG 7: affordable and clean energy Africa is making progress with efforts to provide people with electricity, but much more needs to be done to advance the use of cleaner cooking By Joe Walsh As a whole, Africa has...

An unhealthy and unhelpful preoccupation

An unhealthy and unhelpful preoccupation

African intellectuals: occident anxiety By Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò A spectre is haunting Africa. It is the spectre of occident anxiety. Okay, I exaggerate: it is not haunting Africa but the imagination of its...

Closing ranks under pressure

Closing ranks under pressure

Liberation movements: after the war   More than any other continent, Africa boasts an abundance of former national liberation movements serving in government. Understanding the history of these organisations,...