All posts by: Aaron Brooks

15 June 16

US, Britain Push for War Crimes Court in South Sudan

The United States and Britain have both pledged to support an African Union (AU) effort to establish a war crimes court in South Sudan.

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12 June 16

Kenya: 2 Killed as Protest Violence Continues

At least two people have been killed and five more injured after Kenyan police opened fire on a crowd of protesters in the western city of Kisumu.

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12 June 16

Young Female Journalist Shot Dead in Somalia

A young Somali journalist was killed was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Mogadishu on Sunday.

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11 June 16

Kenya: Activists Sue Government Over Plan to Close Refugee Camp

Two activist groups in Kenya have sued the government over its plans to close the world’s largest refugee camp.

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07 June 16

South Sudan to Review 28 States

South Sudan has announced it will review its controversial 28 states system after meetings between the presidency and main opposition.

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01 June 16

Uganda: Opposition MPs Walk Out on Museveni

Two opposition MPs stormed out of a conference on Tuesday in the middle of President Yoweri Museveni’s State-of-the-Nation address.

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01 June 16

World Bank Warns Tanzania Against Relying on Chinese Investment

The World Bank has warned Tanzania against becoming over-reliant on Chinese investment as the country seeks to continue its economic growth.

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01 June 16

Is John Magufuli the Leader Africa Has Been Waiting For?

Last October, the most tightly fought election in Tanzania’s history named John Magufuli as the country’s new president.

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28 May 16

Burundi Peace Talks Pause with Little Progress

After stalling on peace talks for months, Burundi finally sat down at the table for a four-day meeting in Arusha to discuss the country’s political crisis.

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28 May 16

Burundi: Violence Continues As Peace Talks Pause

At least three people have been killed in the Burundi capital Bujumbura over the last two days.

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