A series of court rulings ensures hundreds of thousands of eligible voters will be able to exercise their rights at the polls this November.
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The murder of Eudy Simelane, the South African national football star, illustrates the contradictions that define life for LGBTI people in Africa.
The election in Zambia—a country with 25 years of peaceful democratic consolidation—is a chance for the EU to show it still has serious clout as a foreign policy actor.
Despite an array of life-threatening challenges, young children in Liberia are finding support in a country that’s making strides in early childhood development.
Despite the questionable accuracy of the results, many Ugandans who voted in this year’s election felt they were casting a ballot in favor of democracy itself.
Some of those most likely to contract HIV—particularly people who use drugs—are largely ignored at a major AIDS conference this week.
The president has made fighting corruption a top priority. Why is progress so slow?
Italy’s detention and identification centers for arriving migrants are poorly monitored and shielded from public view.
The practice of incarcerating tuberculosis patients was rebuked by the country’s High Court, putting an end to a dangerous and inhumane practice.
At an inspiring meeting in Zimbabwe, over 160 women gathered to mark feminism’s leading role in creating a more progressive Africa.
A push to reform pretrial detention standards in Africa could change not only policies and practices, but attitudes as well.