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A league of quarrelling neighbours

Algerian officials have headed off Egypt's attempts to postpone the Arab League summit planned for November but ructions continue

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry walked out of an Arab League ministerial meeting earlier this month upon learning that it would be chaired by Libyan foreign minister Najla M...

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Washington makes symbolic cuts to Cairo's military aid

Despite unease about his authoritarian rule, General El Sisi has got most of his requested military aid and diplomatic access

As the second biggest recipient of United States' military aid after Israel, Egypt remains a strategic priority for Washington despite growing calls from human rights campaigners f...

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Ahead of his inauguration, Ruto sews up parliament

The new president's coalition takes the speaker posts in both houses and courts Musyoka, who controls the Kamba vote

After his inauguration on 13 September, President William Ruto starts his first term with clear control of both houses of parliament and a good chance of expanding that majority by...

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Kampala pays war reparations to Kinshasa

In his eagerness to woo Tshisekedi, Museveni makes a down payment on disputed debt

Uganda's move to pay the first US$65 million installment towards its $325m reparations bill to Congo-Kinshasa, despite describing the Netherlands-based International Court of Justi...

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Osinbajo pushes green debt forgiveness plan

The Vice-President calls for a fourfold hike in green energy investment but warns economic pressures are boosting fossil fuel use

With Western countries accused of unfairness for compelling Africa to curtail fossil fuel use when they are only responsible for a tiny proportion of greenhouse gases, Nigerian Vic...

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Slow progress on the diplomatic de-icing

President Museveni's son, General Muhoozi, is keener on restoring ties with Kigali's government than his father

The deep freeze between Rwanda and Uganda may be coming to an end after officials confirmed earlier this week that they had resumed diplomatic talks.

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