Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has just returned from his first visit to the African continent. Over five days he visited four countries to meet their respective heads of state: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa. His African tour was
China’s growing interest in all things African is well documented. It’s not just Chinese money flowing into Africa, though – more than a million Chinese migrants have moved to African nations over the last few decades. After building Chinatowns in Kenya, Nigeria
This week envoys to the UN and African Union (AU) praised Somalia, claiming the Horn of Africa country is on the right path to stability. That might come as a surprise to some, considering the increased frequency of Al-Shabaab attacks
On Friday, South Sudan’s government announced the country would not be celebrating its fifth anniversary of independence. Michael Makuei, minister of information, told reporters the government didn’t want to spend money on lavish ceremonies. “We need to spend the little that
David Cameron’s resignation has been largely overshadowed by Britain’s vote to leave the EU. After all, one man’s career is small fry when the whole world is trying to figure out what it all means. For every theory and argument about
Back in May, Kenya warned the international community it would close the world’s largest refugee camp. At the time it wasn’t clear whether President Kenyatta really intended to close the camp or was simply calling out for more international support. However,
With a population of less than one million and little more than a port to its name, the dry, arid country of Djibouti may not be the first African nation that comes to mind. If you happened to visit this
As protests briefly pause in Kenya over the IEBC’s role in next year’s presidential election, fresh doubts over Kenya’s ability to hold fair, peaceful elections resurface.
Last October, the most tightly fought election in Tanzania’s history named John Magufuli as the country’s new president.
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is not […]
Ethiopia has banned people from foreign countries adopting children over […]
South Sudan is investigating a potential outbreak of viral haemorrhagic fever […]
A 756-km rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti has […]
Five pregnant school girls were arrested in Tanzania over the […]