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Ethiopia turns to Burundi seeking to expand ties in the region

Compounded by crises in the north with the fighting in Tigray and a simmering land dispute with its western neighbor which threatens to spill...

Sudan accuses Ethiopian forces of incursion as land dispute threatens to escalate into full blown war

Sudan’s government has accused Ethiopian troops of entering its territory, further escalating a dispute over land that straddles their border. In...

Angola requests Dutch court to hand over Dos Santos-linked $500 million assets

Angola’s government has formally asked a Dutch court to hand over a $500 million stake in the Portuguese oil company Galp linked...

Nigerian President Buhari warns African Union must reform to stay relevant

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has called on the African Union (AU) to undertake large-scale reforms that will enable the body to remain relevant.

Why Somalia’s election matters now more than ever

There is a common adage that time is a healer, but in Somalia, memories of times gone by evoke painful memories of the good...

Sudan warns Ethiopia further filling of Nile dam threatens national security

Ongoing tensions over the Nile waters have heightened after Sudan’s Minister for Irrigation and Water Resources Yasser Abbas warned that any unilateral move by...

Ethiopia’s federal army accused of killing 52,000 people in Tigray war

Ethiopia’s opposition parties have blamed federal army troops for killing at least 52,000 people during a military offensive in the country’s northern Tigray region.

How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40 than, “Here we go again.”

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What’s next for Africa’s struggling aviation sector?

On March 5th, 2020 this writer took a flight from Nairobi to Cairo. As usual, the airport in Kenya’s...
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Why diamond-rich Botswana must diversify its economy

As a duck is to water, the word “diamond” is synonymous with this southern African nation.

Kenya’s manufacturing hub raised hope for the flailing SMEs sector. So why did it fail?

When Joseph Gitile started his soap manufacturing business in 2017; he was exuberant and very optimistic that within a...

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