The CAR’s President Faustin-Archange Touadéra, who was re-elected at the end of 2020 amidst a difficult security situation, claims that he ... only wants one thing: peace and justice. In this exclusive interview, he answers questions about his relationship with Russia, Wagner’s presence in the country, dialogue with the opposition and François Bozizé.
US Congress this week has finally released its hold on the President Joe Biden administration’s nominee to lead Africa policy at the State ... Department after months of obstruction, paving the way for long-delayed decisions on key priorities even as the president’s ambassadorial picks remain in limbo.
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Despite regular claims by Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo that he is too busy to be thinking about running in 2023's presidential election, ... strategic moves are being taken to ensure that he succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari. And a constellation of support groups - from which the Vice-President has distanced himself - are pushing the idea of his candidacy.
Angola will be holding its general elections next year. However, tension is already mounting between the ruling party, led by President João ... Lourenço, and the historic opposition, led by Adalberto Costa Júnior. All of this is taking place during a very uncertain time for the country.
The arrest of Tanzania's Freeman Mbowe - who heads the largest opposition party Chadema - on terrorism charges is one that has no basis says ... Anna Henga, the director general of the Legal and Human Rights centre (LHRC). Speaking to The Africa Report, she explains a string of worrisome incidents that have occurred since Samia Suluhu Hassan took over as president.
Tibou Kamara, the personal adviser and friend to Guinea's deposed president Alpha Condé, was released on 19 September in the mid-afternoon, ... after his sudden arrest from his home in Conakry the previous night.