The Military in Sudan has dissolved and taken over the civilian government. Several civilian leaders have also been arrested and a state of emergency declared. The coup, which is led by General Abdel Fattah Burhan, brings to an end a
Relations between Kenya and Somalia have become stretched in recent years. The two countries have in fact cut diplomatic ties recently and have engaged in a series of public spats, mostly about the maritime border dispute, and Kenya’s continued military
The Ethiopian Army has begun a full-scale ground assault against rebel positions in Tigray. According to the rebels, the army is closing in on all fronts using heavy artillery, jets, and drone attacks. The rebels also note that they were
The revamped Kenyan judiciary has in recent years served significant rulings. Arguably the most momentous was the nullification of the 2017 presidential elections. The High Court has now declared The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) illegal. In addition, the High Court
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has dissolved parliament, the latest move in line with the country’s peace process.
Somalia says it is restoring diplomatic relations with Kenya, six months after the country severed ties with its neighbour, accusing Kenya of meddling in elections taking place in Jubbaland.
The US is imposing visa restrictions on Ugandans linked to the country’s contested election in January.
Tanzania’s new president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, is already taking the country in a different direction from the previous administration under the rule of John Magufuli.
Rights group Amnesty International is calling for the immediate release of Burundian human rights activist Germain Rukuki.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has died aged 61, two weeks after his last public appearance, amid rumours he had contracted Covid-19