It seems political hardening is increasingly a global phenomenon. Though the local factors that drive a nativist, authoritarian, or anti-liberal mood might be unique to each country, the broader trends are apparent.
Support for term limits is the majority view in the 29 countries surveyed, including those that have never had term limits, and (surprisingly) even in those that have removed them from their constitutions.
The story of sleeping sickness in Uganda tells us why you should definitely invite army generals and warlords to your next medical research conference.
Our attitudes about sex and morality often have little to do with sexual acts themselves. They are more often about our perceptions of power or powerlessness
Despite the current rapid rate of urbanisation, cities are not new to Africa – some of the oldest cities on the continent are thousands of years old