In Ethiopia, opposition activists accuse Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government of trying to reassert central control over Oromia and dismissing ... their campaign for cultural rights and linguistic rights – at stake is the future of country’s proclaimed system of ethnic federalism.
The French president officially entrusted Benjamin Stora with a mission on "the memory of colonisation and the Algerian war", with a view to ... promoting "reconciliation between the French and Algerian peoples."
The arrest and detention by the Zimbabwean authorities of journalist Hopewell Chin’ono and activist Jacob Ngarivhume on charges of inciting ... violence against Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidency have ratcheted up tensions in the country ahead of a planned demonstration against government corruption on 31 July.
Running to succeed himself, Akinwumi Adesina’s re-election standing for the presidency of the pan-African institution has nevertheless been ... weakened over the last few months by internal allegations. Read on for an overview of the main projects he has initiated since joining the institution in 2015.
“The world still has no idea what is happening because of indifference, and because it seems that we have already become accustomed to wars. ... There is war in Iraq, there is war in Syria and there is also now a war in Mozambique.”
The governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) focuses his efforts on “serving the region’s economies” and is unmoved ... by controversy. In the first part of our series on the governors running the Central Banks of West Africa during a time of crisis, we take a look at Tiémoko Meyliet Koné.