All posts by: Aaron Brooks

08 December 17

Somalia, Djibouti criticise Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem

Somalia and Djibouti have criticised US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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07 December 17

Kenya’s political crisis is deepening and there’s little hope for a speedy resolution

The past year has been incredibly challenging for Kenyan politics and there’s no end in sight for the country’s ongoing crisis. While the government is calling for unity and doing everything it can to play down the severity of tension
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07 December 17

Budget airline Air Arabia expands into Eritrea

Air Arabia will run flights to Eritrea starting December 10 as the budget airline expands its presence in Africa.

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06 December 17

Ethiopia is spying on people around the world who criticise its government

Authorities in Ethiopia are attempting to spy on people who criticise the country’s government by targeting them with malware attacks, according to a new report by Citizen Lab.

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05 December 17

Ethiopia: German tourist shot dead by gunmen

A German tourist has been shot dead by a group of gunmen in Ethiopia, during a visit to Erta Ale volcano in the north-east of the country.

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04 December 17

Kenya: Opposition strategist arrested after warning government over election

Chief Strategist for Kenyan opposition party National Super Alliance (NASA), David Ndii, has been arrested after he fired a warning to the country’s government over its recent election fiasco.

03 December 17

Tanzania: Police arrest women over same-sex kiss

Police in Tanzania have arrested a woman after a video clip showing her kiss another woman went viral online.

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02 December 17

Burundi government killing its own to keep them silent

Burundi’s government is killing its own allies in order to keep them silent, according to reports from refugees and local rights groups.

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01 December 17

South Sudan: 45 people killed in ethnic attack

At least 45 people were killed in South Sudan on Wednesday during an ethnic attack in the central Duk County.

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30 November 17

Think-tank: War, hunger and extremism to worsen across Africa in 2018

Humanitarian crises including war, hunger and extremism will increase across Africa in 2018, according to a report released by Geneva-based think-tank ACAPS on Thursday.

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