A range of middle-tier Kenyan politicians such as Musalia Mudavadi are trying to distance themselves from the failed 'BBI' constitutional change ... initiative; but Kenyans have been keeping the receipts ...
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Ramtane Lamamra, Algeria’s new foreign affairs minister, is having to deal with several pressing issues, including the Sahara, the Libyan crisis, ... Mali’s instability and Israel’s newly acquired observer state status within the African Union. Algeria hopes that his experience and interpersonal skills will help ensure that its voice is heard on the continent.
At the inauguration of Zambia’s new president Hakainde Hichilema (HH), a handful of Zimbabwe’s opposition members were present: Nelson Chamisa ... (MDC Alliance leader); his vice president Tendai Biti and Mmusi Maimane (former Democratic Alliance leader). Tanzania’s Zitto Kabwe (leader of the Alliance for Change and Transparency) was also present as Zambia turned the page on Edgar Lungu's government.
A retired commodore’s accusations against the Nigerian government has stirred fresh outrage in the country which has lost over 350,000 people ... and has more than 2.9 million in refugee camps due to an 11-year war with the terrorist group Boko Haram. Military sources tell The Africa Report that there are those within the army who still sympathise and cooperate with Islamist groups. Blunt questions are being asked about delays in prosecuting 400 charged with financing terrorism.