Beyond reshuffles of the cabinet, there are many urging President Ramaphosa to seize this 'revolutionary' moment to enact fundamental changes ... both for the ruling ANC and the wider economy. But those closest to the president suggest Ramaphosa's slow-but-sure approach is unlikely to change.
South Africa has publicly expressed its displeasure about reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa's phone was placed on a list by Rwanda to be ... targeted by Israeli-manufactured Pegasus spyware. But privately, officials are baffled and somewhat less outspoken, as the revelations came at a time when the two countries have been trying to restore relations.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni is taking his social-media battles to a new front, aiming to control more of the media narrative. Jamilu Ssekyondwa, ... a resident of Luweero District, 60km north of Kampala, was the first casualty of Museveni's orders - that security agencies should arrest netizens who have been declaring him dead.
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In a speech on 15 July to kick-start a national project, “Decent Life” (حياه كريمة), Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ... stated that the country’s national security is a “red line" that cannot be crossed. It’s not the first time the former chief of military intelligence has warned against testing the nation’s threshold when it comes to matters of national security and sovereignty. But this warning came ten days after Ethiopia began the second filling of its contentious Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD).
Africa's most respected democracy is showing worrying signs of backsliding. From protests against election-rigging being closed down by pliant ... courts, to violence from police against activists pushing for change, activists claim the second term of President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken an authoritarian turn. Not so, say the government, who blame the poor economy they inherited.
"We need a new constitution" is increasingly a demand growing in popularity in Tanzania's online sphere for the past three months. But such public ... outcry is met the ruling party Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM)'s refusal to commit to any changes; for now.
EXCLUSIVE President Biden will today announce a fresh tranche of vaccine doses for seven African countries. White House officials tell The Africa ... Report that the donations come with 'no strings attached', and are keen to downplay any vaccine diplomacy rivalry with Beijing.
The wave of popular support that Liberia’s George Weah rode on in 2017 is quickly fading ahead of the upcoming polls slated for 2023. Weah ... is increasingly facing allegations of humans rights abuses under his administration and widespread corruption. Meet Alexander Cummings, the man who hopes to give Weah a run for his money in the next election.