The African Union Becomes a Dictator’s Best Friend
“African Solutions to African Problems” has been a rallying cry for both African governments and citizens — for good reason. Western nations and international powers, disillusioned by the lack of progress managing conflict on the continent, make ill-informed decisions which affect millions of people. But a more perverse meaning of this vision... Read more
As Bodies Pile Up on the Streets, Burundi’s Regime Breaks Out Genocidal Rhetoric
The crisis in Burundi is continuing to intensify six months after president Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would stand for a third term, which opponents claim is unconstitutional. With hundreds killed in violence perpetrated by government and opposition forces, the latest escalation is a rhetorical one. “Go tell them [those who have... Read more

Peter Dörrie

Africa Correspondent

Journalist specialising in security politics on the African continent.

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