All posts by: Aaron Brooks

18 July 16

Ethiopia: Tourism Hits Record High in 2015

Ethiopia’s tourism industry is booming after revenue jumped 20.7 percent to a record $3.5 billion in 2015. 

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18 July 16

South Sudan: Kiir Threatens to Oust Machar Once Again

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has threatened to replace Vice-President Riek Machar, according to reports.

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18 July 16

Failed State: Was South Sudan Doomed From the Start?

Following the latest armed clashes in Juba, South Sudan’s status as a failed state seems confirmed. A ceasefire order from President Kiir just about prevented all-out civil war last week. But the extent of violence seen in the capital recently
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17 July 16

Ethiopia Aims to Be Africa’s Top Manufacturer

Ethiopia’s economic growth over the last decade has captured the world’s attention. However, manufacturing is a key sector where the country still falls below the African average – and plans are in motion to change that.

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17 July 16

India PM’s Africa Visit About More than China, Natural Resources

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has just returned from his first visit to the African continent. Over five days he visited four countries to meet their respective heads of state: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa. His African tour was
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16 July 16

ICC Refers Uganda, Djibouti to UN Over Failure to Arrest Bashir

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has referred Uganda and Djibouti to the UN Security Council for failing to arrest Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir.

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12 July 16

South Sudan Leaders Order Ceasefire

South Sudan’s President Slava Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar have ordered a ceasefire between their rival forces.

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12 July 16

Ethiopia Blocks Social Media for Exams Period

Ethiopia has blocked access to Facebook and other popular social networks during the university entrance exam period.

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11 July 16

Sorry Africa, There’s No ‘Chinese Dream’ for Migrants

China’s growing interest in all things African is well documented. It’s not just Chinese money flowing into Africa, though – more than a million Chinese migrants have moved to African nations over the last few decades. After building Chinatowns in Kenya, Nigeria
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11 July 16

Tanzania Told to Halt Executions

Tanzania’s government has been ordered by the African Court of Human and People’s Rights (AfCHPR) to halt the execution of two murderers.

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