After an air strike hit a neighbourhood in the capital of Ethiopia's northern Tigray region yesterday near the local hospital, the region is ... preparing for another inbound attack in the area, says one analyst.
Lieutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the commander of land forces of Uganda army and son of President Museveni, has been a longtime friend ... of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s enemies: Egypt and the Tigray. The latter are embroiled in a war with the federal government of Ethiopia led by Abiy, so when the Ethiopian PM invited Muhoozi to Addis Ababa, many eyebrows were raised.
Congratulations messages from regional heads of state came in quickly after William Ruto was declared winner of Kenya’s presidential election, ... despite protests from Raila Odinga’s camp who lost by a small margin. If Ruto’s victory is not overturned by the supreme court, will he be able to fill in the role of Uhuru Kenyatta as a major player in the region in conflict resolution and promoting trade?
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Singapore-based cross-border payments provider Thunes is in “advanced talks” with Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank, to extend its coverage ... on the continent, Thunes senior vice-president for Africa Sandra Yao tells The Africa Report.
Once hailed as the economic miracle of Africa, Ethiopia is reeling from the pandemic and more so from the Tigray civil war. The cost of rebuilding ... health centres, government offices and other infrastructure is likely to be billions of dollars, but will the prospect of peace help steer the economy back on track?