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Tigray takes on the centre

The northern province’s ruling council lays down the gauntlet with its refusal to recognise the Addis Ababa government

After running an election for Tigray's State Council in defiance of federal authority last month, which the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) won by a landslide, the party's ...


Bottling Wine

Uganda's Chief of Defence Forces, General David Muhoozi, is in the spotlight over suspicious dealings with the man who is seeking to deregister a political party he handed over to...


Keeping up with the Kenyattas

As they take the field, the battle between the President and his deputy is testing the limits of ethnic politics

'You should go and insult your mother, not mine' said President Uhuru Kenyatta on 10 September to a small crowd just outside Nairobi. He was referring to two Kalenjin politicians &...


Juba shops for new image

The leaders of South Sudan, notorious for its civil war, inconclusive peace deals and corruption, have found $280,500 to hire a lobbyist to try to persuade the United States govern...


Watering down the wine

The failure of oppositionists Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye to agree an alliance boosts President Museveni's electoral chances

The country's opposition parties are divided over tactics and local rivalries ahead of national elections next year. The hopes that the political sensation Robert Kyagulanyi, aka B...

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A government walkover

Years of restrictions and violence against the opposition makes President Magufuli a shoo-in for re-election in October

Tanzania is set for six weeks of phoney election campaigning before, as is widely expected, President John Pombe Magufuli secures a second five-year term on 28 October at the gener...


Regions take on the centre

With mass protests and unofficial elections, oppositionists in Oromia and Tigray are demanding the federal system be redrawn

Although Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government says it is trying to unite a divided Ethiopia, its opponents argue it is dismantling the multinational federation and replacing it w...

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Sins of the commission

The opposition claims President John Magufuli is pulling out all the stops to prevent its candidates being registered for the October general election, although it is unlikely to m...


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