Sierra Leone: From Swords into Ploughshares

Sierra Leone may be slowly transcending its ethnic-based politics, but poverty remains an omnipresent threat to its development and democracy.

Business as Usual in the Congo

The West suddenly seems less concerned with democracy in the DRC than it professed to be last year.

African Solutions for Cote d’Ivoire: The Deception of ‘No Solution’

The prospect of a new civil war looms on the Ivoirian horizon.