Joseph Hammond is a journalist and former Cairo correspondent for Radio Free Europe. He has written on issues ranging from boxing to international relations on four continents. He has also worked as a consultant on development issues and as Fulbright Public Policy fellow with the government of Malawi.Last updated on 16.07.2015
The military conflict between the Congolese M23 militia and the government might be over but the road to long-lasting stability and peace is long and winding.
Rather than a dangerous nuisance, motorcycle taxis are a vibrant part of the transportation network in many developing countries. City planners in OECD countries should take note.
The Rwandan genocide still casts a deep shadow over Rwandan politics. Recent bombings have yet again highlighted the fragility of the country, but President Kagame is busy keeping up appearances.
The ouster of Morsi is only one episode in the long tradition of African state coups. Yet, it contributes to a trend that threatens the blossoming of democracy across the region.