As older opposition groups fall apart ahead of the May election, Blue Party leader Yilkal Getnet, 37, says his young and dynamic party is on the rise.
East & Horn Africa
- Monday, 18 May 2015 17:14
- Jacey Fortin in Addis Ababa
Aside from the problems associated with their own splintering and divisions, opposition parties in the 24 May elections are struggling to get their message to people too remote, afraid or busy to engage with politics.
- Friday, 15 May 2015 14:58
- Nicholas Norbrook
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will choose its new leader to replace Donald Kaberuka in May. The Africa Report profiles the candidates who want to take the continental institution on paths of continuity or change.
- Friday, 15 May 2015 09:10
Kenya has approved the sale of the government's stakes in five sugar companies and expects to sell 75 percent stakes in transactions that will be completed in the next nine to 12 months, the Privatization Commission said on Friday.