Ever since the positions of the Central African army and its Russian allies from Wagner were hit in Bossangoa on 28 November, tensions have been ... rising in Bangui. Behind the scenes, the government claims to have evidence that the Coalition des Patriotes pour le Changement (CPC), which is said to be using rear bases in Chad, is preparing an offensive.
DRC’s President Félix Tshisekedi is maintaining a hard line against Rwanda, which he accuses of supporting the M23. To manage this highly ... sensitive issue, he has been consulting an entourage over the past few months that consists of people who advocate a firm position as well as those who favour a more open stance towards Kigali.
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Kenya’s veteran politician Raila Odinga says he will lead major national rallies to defend the four besieged Independent Electoral and Boundaries ... Commission (IEBC) commissioners facing dismissal by parliament over their rejection of the August presidential election results that declared William Ruto as winner.
Even though DRC's President Félix Tshisekedi is preoccupied with his duties as head of state, a battle is raging for leadership of his party. ... The arrest of key UPDS member Victor Wakwenda following his attacks on secretary-general Augustin Kabuya once again highlights the rivalries within the party. One year to the presidential elections, can the UPDS get its house in order?
The Chief Justice of Nigeria will be the final arbiter of the country’s Presidential election in February 2023 -- that's why he has drawn the ... ire of the opposition for hobnobbing with Governor Nyesom Wike and his group of rebel governors in the People's Democratic Party (PDP)
Kenyan President William Ruto may have beaten the odds to win the presidential election, but he now faces an even bigger challenge. He is going ... after the bandits and cattle rustlers. And he is removing officials who targeted him when he was Vice President.