Press freedoms are improving in Ethiopia, but progress is being held back

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has been vocal

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Fact check: How African migration is misrepresented by Western media

African migration has been a major topic in Western

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Uganda’s 2021 election buildup already feels familiar

On February 18, 2016, Uganda re-elected long-serving president Yoweri

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Politics & Power

South Sudan: Parties sued over unity government delay

South Sudan’s warring leaders are being sued by a group of more than 300 civil society groups after delaying the formation of a unity

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Money & Markets

South Sudan: Oil flowing freely despite port strike in Sudan

South Sudan’s oil minister said on Monday that the country’s oil flow is running smoothly despite an ongoing port strike in Sudan.

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Health & Security

Uganda: Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes

At least even people have died and dozens more remain missing after a boat capsized on Uganda’s Lake Albert.

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Energy & Environment

Tanzania aims to electrify all villages by 2021

Tanzania is aiming to connect all villages in the country to the national grid and provide them with electricity by 2021, Energy Minister Medard Kalemani

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