06 February 18

Ethiopia jails opposition leader to six months in jail

A court in Ethiopia has sentenced an opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court.

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05 February 18

African Union calls for mass withdrawal from ICC

The African Union has called for a mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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02 February 18

South Kivu: the world’s next forgotten conflict?

Over the course of just three days last month, 6,000 Congolese took flight across Lake Tanganyika into Burundi. The refugees are fleeing intense fighting in South Kivu, where violence between government forces and rebel militias has left the Eastern province
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26 January 18

US ambassador calls South Sudan’s government ‘unfit partner’

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called South Sudan’s government an “unfit partner” on Wednesday, amid failed efforts to implement a ceasefire.

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19 January 18

Egypt insists it isn’t meddling in Red Sea crisis, doesn’t want war

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is not meddling in Sudan and Ethiopia’s international affairs, adding that it’s not seeking conflict with its Red Sea neighbours.

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18 January 18

Kenya: Odinga vows to inaugurate himself as the ‘people’s president’

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed to inaugurate himself as the “people’s president” by the end of January, unless there is dialogue between himself and President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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17 January 18

Sudan deploys additional troops to Eritrea border

Sudan has sent more troops to its border with Eritrea as tensions with Egypt continue to rise.

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16 January 18

South Sudan: Ex-army chief calls for Kiir to step down

South Sudan’s former army chief has called on President Salva Kiir to step down to prevent the country from sliding into further political chaos, according to a diplomat.

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09 January 18

President Trump criticised for insulting African nations over immigration

US President Donald Trump is being criticised for allegedly labelling a number of African nations as “shithole countries” during a meeting with lawmakers.

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02 January 18

Ethiopia vows to release political prisoners

Ethiopia’s prime minister on Wednesday announced plans to release all political prisoners and close Maekelawi, one of the country’s most notorious detention centres.

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