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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 ...

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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. ...


Pushing Beshir towards the exit

As protesters keep up the pressure, diplomats are mulling an immunity from prosecution deal for Omer el Beshir to persuade him to quit

After over two months of demonstrations across the country and over 50 civilians killed by security forces, the resilience of the opposition is persuading some foreign governments ...


The President's anger

Kenyatta’s frustration with the slowness of change is visible as he looks to his legacy and Ruto ponders the next election

For a leader who has tamed the political ambitions of the main opposition party and brought it to support his government's national unity and development agenda, President Uhuru Ke...


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