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A divisive plan for unity

A new report is supposed to be the blueprint for sweeping reforms but it has deepened the split between the president and his deputy

Three years after President Uhuru Kenyatta won re-election in polls boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga, the two erstwhile rivals sat on a red-carpeted podium at the Bomas ...


Fears mount of all-out civil war

Talks are spurned and both sides dig in as federal forces take on Tigray's regional government

With air strikes and more troops, on 8 November Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stepped up the federal government's campaign to drive the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) from pow...


Bad cop, worse cop

The President’s spies and soldiers are fighting each other, not just the opposition, ahead of elections in February

President Yoweri Museveni has been reshuffling his security chiefs after rivalries broke into the open, threatening the cohesion of the state's repressive apparatus. On 8 October C...

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Bulldozing to victory

The President has carried out a crude electoral coup and reduced the opposition to a token presence in parliament

After an election campaign dubbed the least free since multiparty democracy began in 1995, President John Magufuli won his second term of office with the biggest majority since the...


A DIY debt trap

The government has turned down debt deferral and plans to increase borrowing, prompting growing doubts about its judgement

President Uhuru Kenyatta's government insists it will not take advantage of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) offered by the Group of 20 wealthy nations to mitigate the...


Tigray takes on the centre

The northern province’s ruling council lays down the gauntlet with its refusal to recognise the Addis Ababa government

After running an election for Tigray's State Council in defiance of federal authority last month, which the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) won by a landslide, the party's ...


Bottling Wine

Uganda's Chief of Defence Forces, General David Muhoozi, is in the spotlight over suspicious dealings with the man who is seeking to deregister a political party he handed over to...


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