Lifting the resource curse from Kenya’s nascent oilfields

Since the first discoveries of substantial oil reserves in

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Is Ethiopia making a case for dictatorships in Africa?

Ethiopia’s transformation over the past year and a half

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Is 2019 the year of positive change in the Horn of Africa?

Last year, the geopolitical landscape in the Horn of

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Politics & Power

Burundi: Notorious militia chief named head of state broadcaster

Burundi has appointed the leader of the ruling party’s notorious youth league militia as head of its state-run broadcaster.

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World Bank contradicts Tanzania’s economic growth estimates

The World Bank says Tanzania’s economy grew by 5.2 percent in 2018, contradicting the country’s finance minister who told parliament last year that growth

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WHO says Ebola patient may have travelled to Rwanda

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda while infected with the disease,

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Lifting the resource curse from Kenya’s nascent oilfields

Since the first discoveries of substantial oil reserves in Kenya’s Lokichar Basin in 2012, the country has been caught in a seemingly interminable battle

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