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Cash pipeline set to flow

An influx of cash is expected now that debts to Khartoum are almost clear. Arms and oilfield security will have first call on the money

Oil money will soon begin flowing into South Sudan's coffers once more as the clearance of all its arrears to Khartoum approaches. Juba is due to wipe out its final debts to Kharto...


Mogadishu fires broadside at UAE

The government's expulsion of an important Gulf company is the latest example of growing commercial and security rivalries in the Horn

The vote by Somalia's parliament on 12 March to expel the state-owned United Arab Emirates company DP World in protest against its $442 million deal to build a new port at Berbera,...


Salva stalls the peacemakers

The government is exploiting Riek Machar's obduracy to push back against pressure from the mediators in Addis Ababa

South Sudan's sequestered president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, made a rare excursion out of Juba the first week of March. Rarer still, the trip was within the country's borders. 'I want...


Oromia on a knife edge

A bid by some in the ruling coalition to appoint an Oromo prime minister faces deep-seated opposition

The national crisis has entered an even more dangerous phase after a disputed parliamentary vote triggered another strike in Oromia, amid opposition concerns that the ruling party ...

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Down the autocrat's alley

The government claims its political crackdown will boost growth. It's more likely to do the opposite

There has been a sea change in President Uhuru Kenyatta's political style. In a television interview last September, David Wakairu Murathe, the Jubilee Party Deputy Chairman and a ...


The edifice cracks

First a concession, then a crackdown. The ruling party's divisions over how to respond to growing revolt are on show

After the most tumultuous week in Ethiopian politics for years, which included the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, hardliners appear to be reasserting themselve...

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An inspector calls, no longer

Once Museveni's devoted chief enforcer, General Kale Kayihura has fallen from grace in a tussle for security control

Once regarded as the most powerful general in Ugandan internal security circles, the Inspector General of Police, General Kale Kayihura, has fallen from President Yoweri Museveni's...


Diplomats and journalists drawn into election row

The government has banned reporting of Raila's 'inauguration' and picked a fight with the EU election observers' mission as the political impasse worsens

The government took three of Kenya's main television stations off the air rather than allow them to broadcast opposition leader Raila Odinga's self-styled inauguration as the 'peop...


Cycle of broken deals

Ceasefire violations, threats of sanctions and censorship in Juba will accompany the fighting in the absence of outside intervention

As the New Year dawned, diplomats, peacekeepers and humanitarian officials from all corners of the globe silently breathed sighs of relief that the Christmas ceasefire appeared to ...


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