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The hole in Africa’s heart

The hole in Africa’s heart

Africa’s ‘lawless third’: duty of care Swathes of the continent are home to people whose efforts at self-rule or traditional ways of life have challenged state attempts to deal with COVID-19 The...

Silencing the guns

Silencing the guns

Africa: fragile gains There’s been some progress towards ending wars on the continent, but 2020 was never a realistic goal for ending all conflicts Seven years ago, in 2013, African leaders solemnly...

Rewiring the city

Rewiring the city

How informal energy initiatives in the Somali city of Hargeisa are lighting up a once-dark city The southern periphery of Somaliland’s capital, Hargeisa, is a line of hills offering a panoramic view...