All posts by: Aaron Brooks

16 June 18

Uganda: Ex-police chief arrested over spokesperson’s killing

Authorities in Uganda have arrested former police chief Army general Kale Kayihura over the killing of a senior police spokesperson in 2017.

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15 June 18

South Sudan: Rebel leader Machar to hold talks with president

South Sudan’s top rebel leader Riek Machar has accepted an invitation from Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed to attend talks with South Sudan President Salva Kiir next week.

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15 June 18

Kenya’s auditor general warns corruption could engulf country

Kenya’s auditor general says high-level corruption at every level of the government is still one of the biggest threats to the country’s economic and political landscapes.

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14 June 18

Why some ‘Eritreans’ are against Ethiopia’s peace efforts

Last week, Ethiopia’s ruling coalition party extended an olive branch to Eritrea that could see an end to the longest-running conflict in Africa. For sixteen years, Ethiopia has refused to withdraw troops from disputed areas along its border with Eritrea,
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13 June 18

DRC PM: Joseph Kabila won’t seek third term as president

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) prime minister says President Joseph Kabila won’t seek a third term in charge when the country holds elections.

11 June 18

UN: Situation in Sudan’s Darfur Region has improved

The United Nations’ peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix says security in Sudan’s Darfur Region “has changed radically for the better”.

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10 June 18

Tanzania orders unlicensed bloggers to shut down websites

Tanzania’s government has ordered all unlicensed bloggers to shut down their websites following the introduction of new online publishing regulations.

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08 June 18

Sudan and South Sudan strike deal to repair damaged oil fields

South Sudan on Thursday announced a deal with Sudan to repair a number of oil facilities destroyed by conflict in a bid to boost oil production.

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08 June 18

Burundi: Pierre Nkurunziza promises to step down in 2020

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza says he will step down as the country’s leader in 2020, despite recent constitutional changes that mean he could run for another two terms.

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07 June 18

Ethiopia says it will accept Eritrea peace deal and border ruling

Ethiopia says it will abide by a peace agreement designed to end conflict with neighbouring Eritrea and accept an international ruling on its shared border with the country.

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