Dozens of people were shot dead by Ethiopian security forces during protests over the weekend, according to residents and opposition officials.
South Sudan says it is seeking a $1.9 billion loan from China to develop its oil fields and roads.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has fired at least four ministers loyal to former vice president Riek Machar, raising further questions about the country’s peace process.
The brain drain of African doctors has cost the continent more than $2 billion, according to Kenya’s Education Secretary, Dr Fred Matiangi.
The growing trend of third-termism in Africa is a big topic on the international scene. The likes of Britain and the US have worked closely with African leaders to establish democratic roots across the continent. Yet all that effort is starting
After renewed violence ni South Sudan, the UN is once again calling for an arms embargo against the country. South Sudan has rejected the proposal, saying it would expose the country to further chaos. Uganda’s President Museveni is among the
Unlike any other election in the world, the US presidential polls have a truly global impact. When Obama sealed his first victory in 2009 it felt like a genuine moment of change. And there’s a sense this year’s upcoming elections could
Home to six of the world’s fastest growing economies, Africa’s development is capturing global attention. And there’s a sense that the timing couldn’t be better. The rise of digital industries and mobile internet come at a time when African infrastructure
Last week, Tanzania President John Magufuli threatened to crack down on opposition protests “without mercy”. It’s the latest in a series of moves to outrage his opponents. They say he’s an undemocratic leader seeking to create an authoritarian state. And, while his
At least nine people were killed during a car bomb […]
Manufacturers in Kenya are frustrated by Tanzania’s move to place […]
The United Nations Security Council narrowly approved an arms embargo […]
Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki is making his first visit to […]
Tanzania President John Magufuli says prisoners in the country should […]
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