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The bridge collapses

The courts have administered the last rites to the 'handshake' duo's constitutional reform project

Its supporters referred to the Building Bridges Initiative as 'reggae' but the music stopped on 19 August when the Court of Appeal in Nairobi upheld a High Court decision in May th...


Addis tries to rewrite the script

After political victories and battlefield defeats, Prime Minister Abiy wants to boost military budgets and centralise more power

In the face of diplomatic efforts by African and Western officials to broker a ceasefire and humanitarian access, the fight over the future of Tigray and the national political str...


Going to market

Rwanda became the latest African sovereign to benefit from money markets issuing US$620 million of international bonds on 2 August. The sale, only the second by Rwanda, at an inter...


Election programme stutters

Prime minister Roble gets blamed for the latest hiccup in the elections while President Farmajo exploits clan rivalries in his bid for another term

On Sunday 25 July scheduled elections to the upper parliamentary house were dramatically postponed because of a failure of some committees to form and for others to produce candida...


Fighting escalates as federal ties fray

As Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed calls for a national war, Tigrayan forces mobilise on three fronts

As fighting was spreading eastwards to Afar Region, on 18 July Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared a total war on the Tigray People's Liberation Front, bringing in soldiers from mos...


No good options on the table

With a lack of credible mediators and both sides ruling out political negotiations, the likeliest outcome is an intensifying conflict

All sides have to make some tough decisions on strategy as the eight-month fight for control of Tigray escalates, dragging in surrounding regions. Judging by the declarations of Pr...


Between money and the military

After negotiating a new round of credits, Khartoum’s respected prime minister warns that the old guard wants to derail the transition

The latest deal for debt relief and the signing of a US$2.5 billion credit with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are necessary but far from sufficient to keep the country's tr...

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Khartoum's fractious neighbours

The conflicts in Chad and Ethiopia are redrawing local and regional politics

Regional alignments have changed radically since the ousting of Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and the National Congress Party regime in April 2019 and its replacement by a transition...


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