On the front lines of the African climate change battle
'99.99% of antiques in the market are fake'
Dr Solomon Ayele Dersso, a legal scholar and analyst of African affairs who writes on current African issues, is former head of the Peace and Security Council Report at the Institute for Security Studies and non-faculty assistant professor of human rights at Addis Ababa University.
Apart from the flow of refugees, the crisis in Burundi remains containable - for now.
29 May 2015 05:14 GMT | Politics, Africa, Burundi
The declaration will only change the hydro-politics of the Nile if Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan walk the talk.
02 Apr 2015 07:55 GMT | Africa, Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Boko Haram is a key variable that will determine the outcome of Nigeria's election.
19 Mar 2015 07:01 GMT | Politics, Africa, Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria Decides
The year-long wrestling match between the African Union and Egypt has left its scars on both fighters.
Solomon Dersso | 14 Jul 2014 12:09 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Central African Republic, Egypt, Guinea
The challenge for journalists covering Africa is telling African stories in their full human dimension.
Solomon Dersso | 06 Mar 2014 08:06 GMT | Africa, Kenya, Sudan
The deteriorating situation in the CAR undermines the African Union’s collective security system.
Solomon Dersso | 05 Dec 2013 10:04 GMT
Libya's dangerous slip into anarchy will have serious implications for Africa.
Solomon Dersso | 16 Nov 2013 12:14 GMT
Discontent among African states grows towards the ICC in light of going legal developments, writes scholar.
Solomon Dersso | 11 Oct 2013 11:57 GMT
A false and premature sense of security regarding al-Shabab's capabilities led to the tragedy in Nairobi, Dersso writes.
Solomon Dersso | 08 Oct 2013 13:39 GMT | Politics, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, Turkey
Egypt's role in the region has been jeopardised since their suspension from the African Union.
Solomon Dersso | 09 Aug 2013 11:29 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Algeria, Central African Republic, Djibouti
The military's removal and arrest of Morsi, has created great uncertainty in Egypt's democratic future. writes author.
Solomon Dersso | 26 Jul 2013 12:56 GMT | Politics, Egypt
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan faces backlash over what he describes as growing intolerance and insecurity in India.
Politics, Arts & Culture, Asia
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita discusses the Bamako hotel attack, what his government plans to do next and the volatile north.
Politics, Mali, War & Conflict
South Africa's miner strike led to the country's deadliest act of police violence since the end of apartheid.
South Africa, Politics, Protests