United Politics – Africa

Welcome to the home page for Africa within United Politics. Below you can view the latest African stories posted within United Politics. If you are interested in a different region, please hover over World on the main menu above and then select the subheading that relates to your chosen region.

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Africa - Latest Articles

South Sudan, A prolonged conflict and why obtaining peace is complicated

Earlier in the year I wrote a piece discussing the violence in Darfur during the...

Jean Pierre Bemba: Acquitted

Earlier last month Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former vice-President of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was...

Commonwealth Games: Social Objective Mission

The Commonwealth has a multisport event that can gather it's member nations together to show...

Poverty Profiteers: Enfranchising the Poor

Charity has become a dirty word, as revelations from Oxfam on the sex for aid...

‘Zimbabwe’s Oldest Friend’

On the 21st November 2017 the streets of Zimbabwe were flooded with jubilant people, celebrating...

Podcast: Events in Zimbabwe

In this last week, events have unfolded in Zimbabwe. What could the future hold for...

The Hidden Role Models Against Inequality

Fairness is often overthrown by money, possessions and social class. Individuals are not being treated...

The deafening silence on Sierra Leone

On 14 August, thousands of Sierra Leoneans went missing after heavy rains caused a hillside...

Britain’s LGBT legacy in the Commonwealth

In marking London Pride I wanted to reflect on Britain’s LGBT legacy. In the space of...

What Is Behind Ethiopian Protests?

For decades, discontent with the government has been abundant in Ethiopia. The Oromo and Amhara...