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A trial on trial

The trial of Paul Rusesabagina, 67, the subject of the Hollywood film 'Hotel Rwanda' which depicted him sheltering victims of the 1994 genocide, has prompted criticism from interna...


Raila takes to the pulpit

Former radical firebrand Odinga tries to woo Kikuyu voters in their churches as President Kenyatta focuses on attacking his ambitious deputy

The dismissal of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) by the High Court may yet derail veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga's fifth presidential bid but in the meantime, while h...


Lies, damned lies and statistics

Reports of worsening famine conditions far eclipse direct casualties of the fighting. Few expect much progress from the mediator

With regional and international organisations focusing on a multitude of other crises, the war between Tigray's forces and Federal forces, backed by Eritrea, is set to drag on for ...


Hedging the Eagle and the Bear

Khartoum is hesitating over plans for a Russian naval base as it steers a delicate course between Washington and Moscow

As the United States' Afghanistan withdrawal signals a new isolationism, its competitors on the world stage are moving in the opposite direction. Russian plans to build a navy base...


This tweet for hire

Kenya's presence on Twitter – popularly known as KOT – is an army of social media cyber-warriors whose influence has grown so large that Twitter's dominance of politica...


First steps on the elections roadmap

Electioneering is in now in full swing for the parliamentary upper house, the first stage in a complex process culminating in the presidential poll in November

After many bumps and hitches the electoral process finally took off in August with selection of members of the upper house of parliament. The intense politicking of politicians and...


Samia the securocrat

The new president supports her security establishment’s policies on the Mozambican insurgency as well as harsh repression of the civil opposition

Although it is the neighbouring country most affected by the Islamist insurgency in Mozambique's northern province of Cabo Delgado, Tanzania's response to the conflict is the most ...


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...


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