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Cracks in the ruling party

The government flounders as condemnation of rights abuses grows along with the popularity of oppositionist Bobi Wine

President Yoweri Museveni may be closing on a fourth decade in power but all is far from well in his restive ruling party as members wait for him to announce his next cabinet, foll...


Picking up the pieces

The High Court’s rejection of the BBI process risks ripping apart a carefully constructed compromise

Having sailed through parliament, the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill hit a major and unexpected roadblock on 14 May, when the High Court ruled the constitutional reform pla...


Not so splendid isolation

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is running out of room to manoeuvre as Addis Ababa's relations with the United States and Europe fall to their lowest ebb for three decades. At the heart ...


Cash for 'clearing houses'

Denmark is in talks that could see Rwanda process asylum-seekers currently in the EU country or arriving there in return for development aid. Once the property of the hard right, a...


Transition under pressure

Prime Minister Hamdok is headed to Paris to negotiate a mammoth debt relief deal as economic hardship threatens stability

Struggling with one of the highest inflation rates in the world and a mountainous debt burden, Sudan saw a ray of light this week when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it...


Edging Farmajo towards the exit

Belated foreign pressure persuaded President Mohamed 'Farmajo' to step back from the brink, now mediation and talks might help end the turmoil

Threats to cut foreign funding and local opposition pressure have finally forced President Mohamed Abdallah Mohamed 'Farmajo' to ditch a planned two-year extension to his tenure. P...


Issayas in for the long haul

Asmara sends more military units across the border to Tigray and beyond, despite its pledge to withdraw

Ethiopian officials are preparing for national elections in early June against a backdrop of political and economic reversals for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Despite growing violenc...


Don’t show us the money

Kenyans worry that the government is leading donors on a familiar dance as it continues to increase borrowing

In the dog days of President Daniel arap Moi's reign, Kenya acquired a reputation for borrowing from the International Monetary Fund and other financial institutions after promisin...


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