The reforms can be summed up as “less is more”. At last China-Africa forum in South Africa, 48 African leaders attended. The Kagame report proposes a much smaller delegation of three African leaders.
That Kagame’s panel also comprises eminent personalities creates the impression that the main issue is all about management. Yet the heart of the matter for the AU is, and remains, political
The future of AMISOM has become uncertain. Problems regarding external funding and support for the mission have led to in a decision to begin withdrawing forces in 2018, ahead of a full pullout by 2020
The Jesuit Refugee Service compound in Addis Ababa is a microcosm of the region’s troubles. It hosts refugees from South Sudan, Congo, Uganda, Somalia, Eritrea, Yemen, Burundi, and more
The Oromo and Amhara are Ethiopia’s two largest ethnic communities, and their growing militancy will be unsettling to the ruling party