Ethiopia’s rate of 2.4 million new internally displaced people in 2018 far exceeded Syria’s. Reformist Abiy’s aggressive reform agenda has won praise, but shaking up Ethiopia’s government risks exacerbating several long-simmering ethnic rivalries.
There are three disturbing trends in Ethiopia: tensions within the ruling party; continued ethnic tensions; and the lack of transparency around the deals done with insurgent groups.
The 2017 presidential poll is likely to be the final duel between the Kenyatta and Odinga dynasties. The two families have dominated Kenyan politics for more than half a century.
If Malaysia was your home instead of Ghana, you would use 18 times more electricity, live nine years longer, make five times more money, be 72% less likely to be unemployed, and consume 7.5 times more oil