Investing in conflict prevention will continue to be Africa’s major challenge in the next decade. The fall of the Berlin Wall brought an end to an era of one-party states and authoritarian rule in many parts of the world and ushered in a new era of multi-party democracy. Africa was not unaffected by these “winds […]

Looking Beyond 2023

Zimbabwean Election Official

Offering insights into Zimbabwe’s political processes, with particular attention to processes involved in the quota system.

Analysis of Jean-Pierre Bemba’s Acquittal by the International Criminal Court

Court Room Of The ICC

A rather surprising and astonishing ruling was taken on 8 June 2018 at The Hague by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.1 The Appeals Chamber reversed the decision of the Trial Chamber III of 21 March 2016, entitled “Judgment pursuant to Article […]