Politics

Sun,23Sep2018

Politics

Solving the crisis is another story. Aristides Gomes

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The prime minister in Guinea-Bissau’s consensus government says upcoming elections are necessary but they will not address the country’s long-running problems

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South Africa: Getting the band back together

 
 

PresidencyZA/TwitterPresident Ramaphosa wants to present a united ANC for the 2019 elections. Will he be able to erase the long shadow of former president Zuma by then?

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Is Nigeria on track?

Debate: Lai Mohammed / Donald Duke
Nine months ahead of elections is a good time to take the political temperature. In this special debate, we talk to two leading politicians

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Migration: Niger at a crossroads

 

Giacomo ZandoniniThe Africa Report examines the EU’s efforts to tamp down migration to its shores by pouring hundreds  of millions of euros into an African country with  a poor governance record and high rates of poverty

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Tunisia's president says PM should quit if crisis continues

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed takes notes during the opening session of the Opportunities For All economic conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP/SIPATunisia's president called on Sunday for Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to step down or seek a confidence quote if the country's political and economic crisis continues, withdrawing his support for the premier, who has clashed with the president's son.

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Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia in fresh sign of diplomatic thaw

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, second left, and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, center, hold hands as they wave at the crowds in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday July 15, 2018. Photo: Mulugeta Ayene/AP/SIPAEritrea reopened its embassy in Ethiopia on Monday (July 16) in further evidence of a rapid thaw between the two countries that a week ago ended two decades of military stalemate over a border war in which tens of thousands died.

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Ethiopia: The Somali strongman

Photo: DK Thompson

How Abiy handles his relationship with Abdi Iley, the powerful leader of Ethiopia’s Somali Region, has implications for the country’s fragile system of ethnic federalism

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