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New populist hires old faces

Few in the new cabinet were hired on their ability – instead they can thank Farmajo's highly effective political network

Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire's plate is more than usually full. Not only must he demonstrate that his past involvement with the once predatory-seeming Soma Oil and Gas has no b...


No pay, no ports, no deal

Puntland's President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 'Gaas' hopes he has struck Emirates gold after signing a 30-year contract worth US$336 million on 6 April with Dubai company P&O Ports...


Guelleh quells opponents

Human rights campaigners and a main opposition party are targeted by a severe crackdown overseen by President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh amid apparent international indifference.


Water emergency

Activists from South Omo, in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia, say the government has been using the state of emergency to silence domestic crit...


Poll calendar under pressure

Against a stream of disputes and delays, doubts are growing that the elections will be peaceful, credible or on schedule

For a candidate who is way ahead of his rivals in the opinion polls, President Uhuru Kenyatta strikes the pose of a surprisingly angry and intemperate man. On 7 March at Lodwar in ...


Pariahs united

A United Nations report provides evidence that outcasts stick together, if not always honourably. North Korea has been providing military radios to Eritrea, in violation of UN sanc...


Museveni goes for gold

The official launch of African Gold Refinery comes amid concerns that its raw material comes from neighbouring conflict zones

President Yoweri Museveni has inaugurated East Africa's first refinery capable of refining gold to international standards of 99.9% purity. Speaking on 21 February at its ceremonia...


Sour fate of sugar project

The government claims it wants self-sufficiency in sugar but importers seem once more to have triumphed

The demise of the sugar production company Bagamoyo EcoEnergy (BEE) after millions of dollars of investment over ten years is being seen as much as a test of President John Maguful...


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