There are four key elections taking place in East Africa this year: Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Somalia. Each of these countries faces its own unique set of political and security challenges that risk boiling over. Even if all four of
More than 4,000 mass graves have been found in Burundi as part of investigations carried out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Ethiopia’s electoral board on Wednesday announced it expects to hold national elections on 16 August 2020.
Norway on Wednesday agreed to welcome 600 refugees that have been evacuated to Rwanda from horrific conditions in Libyan detention centres.
US President Donald Trump puzzled global audiences on Thursday by claiming he was involved in a deal that “saved” Ethiopia and lead to Prime Minister Aboy Ahmed winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
Kenya is facing an “unprecedented threat” from its worst swarm of desert locusts in decades, authorities in the country say.
The European Union (EU) is spending millions on projects built by Eritrean people in forced conscription, according to a scathing new report published in The New York Times. In the report, Matina Stevis-Gridneff details how the EU spent €20 million
The United States government has placed sanctions on South Sudan Vice President Taban Deng Gai over alleged human rights abuses.
More than 6,000 people have been killed by the measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Police in Uganda arrested opposition figure Bobi Wine and fired teargas at his fans on Monday, during a public meeting that was supposed to mark the start of his presidential campaign.