Jump to navigation

Displaying 21-30 out of 2177 results.

Al Qaida bomb compensation

A new front has opened in the long-running battle for compensation for the non-American victims of the 1998 bombings of the United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. A group o...


The junta runs out of bread and road

General Hemeti's trip to Moscow seems to have produced little more than a spate of reports about Khartoum's gold smuggling

Spiralling wheat prices and the crashing Sudanese pound are firing up still more determined protests against the military regime, testing the unity of the junta's component parts, ...

READ FOR FREE

Rivals set out their minimum conditions

The federal government and Tigray agree on the urgency of substantive negotiations but still lack the political will to start them

Addressing an emergency session of Parliament in late February, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was clear: 'There has been no negotiation [with the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front] as...


Grand diplomacy on tour

Overseas trips by the two leading presidential contenders have done little to calm foreign nerves about prospects for the August elections

Kenyans have been given a short break from the day-to-day drama of election rallies and media debates as presidential candidates Deputy President William Ruto and ex-Prime Minister...


Barrick in the dock

A group of seven Tanzanians will have their day in the High Court in London on 17 March when subsidiaries of Canada-based Barrick Gold face allegations of unlawful killings and ass...


Schisms in the junta are widening

General Burhan's alliance with a powerful militia and rebels is unravelling as he faces coup plots and street protests

After seizing total power, the ruling generals are facing an increasingly determined and resourceful civilian opposition and are struggling to keep rival armed factions on-side as ...


The big release

The release of 23 men detained on terrorism charges suggests a shift in the country's counter-terrorism strategy.


Ruto goes West

A ten-day tour of the United States and Britain at the beginning of March marks Deputy President William Ruto's most important trip yet ahead of August's presidential elections. It...


Polls stall as Al Shabaab attacks surge

The Islamist militia's offensive has increased in tempo but the national army has been holding its own as it looks as though the US will become more involved

Al Shabaab launched more attacks in January and February than it had during all of last year. Most serious was its coordinated attack on 18 February in several districts of Mogadis...


Prime minister Abiy tests diplomatic path

As Addis Ababa counts the costs of the war, parliament lifts the state of emergency then sets up a National Dialogue Commission

Whatever their relation to reality, the messages from the prime minister's office are clear: the war is largely over, the government is open to negotiations and is pushing ahead wi...


Displaying 21-30 out of 2177 results.