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Martin Plaut is a senior fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and author books including Understanding Eritrea and a biography of Robert Mugabe with Sue Onslow.
The award recognises the peace deal between the two countries, but many in Eritrea see it as premature.
The country is struggling on numerous fronts and a leader lacking support from his own party.
The re-election of Cyril Ramaphosa’s party in South African elections has provoked rumbles among smaller parties.
From cyber-warfare to organised crime, foreign powers can engage in a range of hostile acts without traditional weapons.
The “crocodile” is biting back.
Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced Jacob Zuma, has promised an election in 2019.
The parties are now gearing up for the fight, but they do so with the knowledge there could be bloody consequences.
But the tensions between different anti-apartheid groups were real.
Theresa May was grilled on whether she agreed with the Iron Lady’s 1980s views.
Emmerson Mnangagwa wants the international community to forget the past, but the escalating violence makes it impossible.