Politics

The subject of the Oscar-nominated film Hotel Rwanda, Kagame-critic Paul Rusesabagina is currently on trial for terrorism in Kigali. But,…
The country may have only gone to the polls five months ago, but the ruling party is already fighting over…
Mozambican Tomas Queface asks why no one is talking about the Islamic State-backed jihadists. An insurgency is going on in…
As a proposal to seize white-owned farms looks set to upend Mandela’s post-apartheid vision, businesses warn it puts more than…
Seventeen years after the Liberian conflict ended, victims are still fighting for justice. By Jonathan Paye-Layleh in Monrovia. More than…
He may have been ridiculed in the West for rejecting lockdowns and encouraging prayer-a-thons. But as ex-World Health Organization scientist…
With the West imposing Covid-19 quarantine laws against travellers from Africa, the future of the continent’s lucrative safari industry hangs…
Wracked by sectarian violence for decades, rival rebel groups in the Central African Republic have joined forces to overthrow the…
As last month’s deadline to choose a new president is missed, Somalia’s politicians are risking instability across East Africa. By…
Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone on edge over fears of Ebola return. By Jonathan Paye-Layleh in Monrovia. It has been…
Chad’s decision to withdraw its request for Unesco protection for the lake has raised questions among its neighbours, reports Zachary…
The government says John Magufuli died of heart problems, but questions abound over what really happened to the 61-year-old, who…
Ostracised by the ruling party, a single lawmaker holds the balance of power in Ghana’s feuding parliament. Shunned by Ghana’s…
NIGER The West African nation looks set to see its first democratic transition of power next month, after a one-time…
Former South African president Jacob Zuma is facing possible jail time for refusing to give evidence to an anti-corruption commission.…
As a former child soldier is convicted of war crimes for his role in Uganda’s brutal conflict, Zachary Ochieng asks…
The country’s Nigeria-born anti-corruption head has been forced to quit after allegedly faking his own ID. By Jonathan Paye-Layleh in…
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