Jump to navigation

Displaying 21-30 out of 1932 results.

Nuts to the market

President Magufuli’s bold move to bypass the cashew middleman by bringing in the army is likely to have disastrous results

Last November, President John Pombe Magufuli ordered the army to take over the transport and processing of Tanzania's entire cashew harvest of more than 200,000 tonnes. Now, with t...


Assoumani's way

Comoros's tenuous democracy appears under continuing threat as the confrontation between opposition and government after the contentious 24 March re-election victory of President A...


Farming gamble fails

Ambitions for venture capital in agriculture – once the Next Big Thing – are foundering

The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT), one of ex-President Jakaya Kikwete's favourite projects, touted globally as a radical policy to support smallholders...

READ FOR FREE

Sibling rivalry turns ugly

A mixture of real fears and deep paranoia on both sides lies behind the current crisis, stirring memories of a vicious clash nearly 20 years ago

Ten days after Rwanda closed its main border post with Uganda on 28 February, forcing trucks and buses from Uganda into days-long delays at the customs post of the quieter Mirama H...


Is it an olive branch?

President John Magufuli's Foreign Minister, Augustine Mahiga, took Brussels aback last month when he announced that talks would re-open on the stalled Economic Partnership Agreemen...


El Beshir mulls the endgame

A state of emergency, appointing military governors and disowning his political allies has done nothing to halt demands for the President's exit

As demonstrators across the country win growing support in their call for his exit, President Omer el Beshir's choices are diminishing quickly and regional developments are moving ...

READ FOR FREE

Abiy dining dangerously

Personal prestige projects threaten to divert the Prime Minister’s attentions from his reform agenda

As the latest controversy over Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, crackled and sizzled, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's thoughts turned to dinner. A fundraising banquet to be more precis...


The cost of war

After a furious but well-hidden row, Burundi is set to withdraw 1,000 soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) force immediately; 4,532 Burundian troops will rem...


Border tension grows

Relations between Rwanda and Uganda have been steadily declining and reached a new low after Kigali briefly closed the busiest border crossing at Gatuna and reportedly deployed def...


Shabaab fight in high gear

The Nairobi attack has sparked an intense new round of action by all the combatants in Somalia

The Al Shabaab conflict has reached a new level of intensity and bloodshed following the attack in Nairobi on 15 January in which 25 people, including four attackers, were killed. ...


Displaying 21-30 out of 1932 results.