The issue of popular uprisings and their impact on peace and security is the topic of the discussion in "From popular uprisings to regime change" The discussion in "Questions over foreign military presence in Africa" centers around foreign military operations and bases in Africa. "Sudan needs women at its negotiating table" highlights the role of women in the pro-democracy movement in Sudan as well as the absence of women from negotiations. The article "As 2020 approaches, Cote d'Ivoire is faced with its old demons" discusses the future in a post -conflict state. The topic of discussion in the article "Civil society wants peoples' voices to be heard" is calling for greater access to continental institutions such as the AU and regional economic communities. The presence of foreign troops and the prevention of disasters in Africa is the topic in "Zimbabwe aims to highlight disaster prevention and foreign militaries in Africa".