May 8, 2019

Is Africa’s Strong-man Era Reaching its End-game?

In early April, after months of protests in Algeria and Sudan, the long-term presidents of both countries were forced out of power within less than ten […]
April 14, 2019

Learning the Lessons of Protests 

While the removal of long-term dictatorial leaders is undoubtedly a cause for celebration, it seems that protestors and opposition groups in Algeria and Sudan have learned […]
February 6, 2019

A Look Back on 2018

Africa Unites  On 21st March 2018, 44 of the African Union’s 55 member states signed the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), which seeks to remove […]
December 5, 2018

Britain Dances Around Relations with Africa

Africa Integrity finds it remarkable that five years elapsed between former prime minister David Cameron’s attendance at Nelson Mandela’s funeral in 2013 and prime minister Theresa […]
November 14, 2018

Taxing Questions

In 2018, there has been a growing trend of African government’s trying to tax, and in some instances restrict, the internet usage of their citizens. While […]
April 27, 2018

A Look Ahead to May 2018

Referendum on Burundi’s Future In March 2018, it was announced that a referendum on changes to Burundi’s constitution would take place on 17th May 2018. The […]
March 28, 2018

A Look Ahead to April 2018

Gambia’s Road to Democracy On 12th April, the Gambia will hold its first municipal election since the fall of Yahya Jammeh, who lost the presidential election […]
March 1, 2018

A Look Ahead to March 2018

A Three Horse Race in Sierra Leone On 7th March 2018, Sierra Leone will go to the polls to vote for the country’s next president. The […]
January 30, 2018

A Look Ahead to February 2018

Guinea’s Long-Awaited Local Elections After years of delays, President Alpha Conde finally signed a decree on 4th December 2017, agreeing to the election commission’s proposed date […]