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The murder of another Rwandan dissident in South Africa will test relations between the two countries

When the Rwanda National Congress (RNC) chairman in South Africa, Seif Bamporiki, was gunned down in the Europa informal settlement of Gugulethu township, Cape Town on 21 February,...


Politics of largesse

The economy has been badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic but the President is still offering more giveaways

After two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth, the Kenya economy is officially in recession. It shrank by 5.3% in the second quarter of 2020 largely due to the Covid-19 loc...


Trouble in paradise

President Ramkalawan faces a battle to deliver on promises as the pandemic-induced collapse in tourism drains state coffers

Seychelles' newest president may be regretting having finally got his wish: the top job in a country that relies almost exclusively on tourism – during a global pandemic. Hav...


African concerns

Britain's Minister for Africa, James Duddridge MP, has come in for criticism from the Labour opposition in Parliament for not expressing more concern about the conduct of the Ugand...


The race for Nairobi

The BBI alliance is manoeuvring its ally into the Nairobi governorship because it fears losing another by-election

The political differences between Deputy President William Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta are playing themselves out in the tussle to fill the position of the governor of Nairob...


Abiy risks more war

Addis made a deal with Khartoum when it went to war in Tigray. Amhara nationalists could upset this delicate arrangement

Tension along the Ethiopia-Sudan border has risen sharply as Khartoum asserts itself and its territorial rights, threatening to force a once-minor border issue into a major confron...


Iron fist carries the day

Brutal suppression of the opposition and voter intimidation won President Yoweri Museveni another term of office

Although President Yoweri Museveni won the presidential election with 59% of the vote on a 57% turnout according to the electoral commission, over a dozen of the ruling National Re...


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