Through thick and thin, the United Arab Emirates has been a longtime supporter of Egypt in the fight to defeat political Islam, until now. Libya ... has shown itself to be the one thing that will divide these longtime allies.
In exile, the former president of the National Assembly maintains his strategy: by taking a tough stance and refusing to give in to Alassane ... Ouattara. But will he be able to maintain his position on the Ivorian political chessboard, despite the distance?
Prospects that the record-breaking vaccine development and distribution plans will start to counter the political and economic devastation of ... the pandemic have opened this year with a blast of hope and goodwill. It will be short-lived unless there are credible efforts to launch a new social contract.
Abiy and his Amhara supporters are in the ascendancy - but Ethiopia’s future is by no means assured. Nominally in an effort to restore law ... and order, the federal government led by Ethiopia’s peace prize-winning premier is engaged in a brutal conflict with the defiant erstwhile leaders of Tigray region.
Currently available online and in print, a “Congo in Conversation”-themed exhibition will be on display in Paris through 27 January. Touching ... on issues such as the environment, epidemics and youth activism, a dozen DRC-born photojournalists show their version of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The president of Mauritania’s human rights commission, Ahmed Salem Bouhoubeyni, talks about the organisation’s efforts to root out slavery ... in the country. Despite being illegal since 1981, slavery continues to be a persistent problem in Mauritania and the country is regularly criticised on this front by international organisations and NGOs.
The Senegalese student Diary Sow, who until recently was attending preparatory classes at the Parisian secondary school Louis-le-Grand, disappeared ... voluntarily for reasons that are still unclear. That has been the conclusion reached by the French investigators assigned to the case.
If you are an African of means, of moderate wealth, please stop accepting the fancy but illusive idea that educating your children in the West, ... namely Europe and North America, is a good idea, enhances for your sense of achievement, of self-worth and/or is good for the inter-generational transfer of the fruits of your labour. Experience strongly suggests otherwise.
Across Tigray Region, sporadic fighting and looting continues, while 4.5 million people remain dependent on humanitarian assistance says the ... United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Ethiopia’s Human Right Commission.