This Friday, Germain Katanga has the ambiguous honour of receiving the third ever judgement from the International Criminal Court (ICC). It comes a decade after Joseph Kabila outsourced his backyard of crime to international prosecutors.

Traffickers are using the country to funnel arms to Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants, but the weapons are having a regional impact, creating instability in several countries.

A report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) says that despite the disarmament exercise initiated by the government over a decade ago serious security concerns remain. Also, accountability for human rights violations not only in Karamoja but also Uganda in general remains weak.

As Burundi's 2015 elections approach, Jean Claude Nkundwa analyses the current political situation and the risks the country is facing.

On January 17, the Congolese military began conducting military operations in northeastern Beni territory, in North Kivu province, against one of its oldest and least understood armed rebel groups: the Allied Democratic Forces - National Army for the Liberation of Uganda, or ADF-NALU.

After a speech by interim President Catherine Samba Panza soldiers lynch a suspected Seleka rebel.

A curation of African government portals that drag the continent backwards. Literally.

Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi is livid about a pharmaceutical company campaign he says will restrict access to crucial drugs: "I am not using strong words; I am using appropriate words. This is genocide".