In an interview with the Eritrean state-owned television network on 8 January, President Isaias Afwerki critiqued the Ethiopian constitution ... by saying it was designed to institutionalize ethnic identity, and that the federal system it prescribed is the source of all problems in Ethiopia.
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Last week, one of Ethiopia's popular Amharic magazines, Feteh ('Justice'), came out with a riotous cover page that allegorically portrayed Prime ... Minister Abiy Ahmed as the late Ababa ('Father') Tesfaye, a prominent children's storyteller.
Few companies can claim success on the scale of Kenyan telecoms operator Safaricom (#56). Since it was founded, in 1997, it has grown to become ... East Africa’s second most valuable firm in The Africa Report’s Top 500 Companies ranking, with a domestic subscriber base that represents two thirds of Kenyan mobile users. Its market capitalisation of $12.5bn is nearly twice that of the nine next biggest Kenyan companies combined.