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Why has the DRC’s president had a complete change of heart?
A new mining code has created a rift between mining multinationals and government. Credit: Sasha Lezhnev/ Enoughproject.
For much of this year, two of the most powerful forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been engaged in a tense standoff. President Joseph Kabila, the country’s powerful political leader since 2001... more
What’s the latest from Burundi? Credit: Brice Blondel.
This week’s free preview section (scroll down to see it) is about the latest developments in Burundi since its political crisis hit the international headlines a few years back.
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For over a decade, Kale Kayihura was seen as President Museveni’s fiercest protector. Now he’s accused of being President Kagame’s man.
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda (left) with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda (right) at a summit. Credit: Rwanda govt.
For 13 years, Kale Kayihura was seen as the ultimate loyalist to President Yoweri Museveni. As Uganda’s Inspector General... more
As Kofi Annan receives a three-day state funeral in Ghana, we should take the opportunity to celebrate and remember his vision and optimism.
Kofi Annan passed away on 18 August after a short illness aged 80. Credit: African Progress Panel/Eric Roset.
Tributes to Kofi Annan on his extraordinary accomplishments as UN Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006 have poured in since he passed away on 18... more
Grape farms in Namibia. Credit: jbdodane.
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