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Despite Somalia’s protestations, DP World and Somaliland are set to expand Berbera port. Some in the neighbourhood are excited. Others are worried.
Berbera Port is set to be significantly developed and turned into a regional maritime hub. Credit: Tristam Sparks.
Despite officially being banned from operating in Somalia this March, DP World is set to begin a project later this year that... more
His meeting with Trump may have symbolic importance, but what concrete results could Buhari bring back from his US visit?
President Buhari is set to meet President Trump. Credit: USIP.
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria will meet his US counterpart in the Oval Office in Washington later today as part of a three-day visit. This will make him Africa’s second leader – and sub-Saharan Africa’s... more
A court is deliberating on whether to reinstate presidential age limits, thus putting an end date on Museveni’s rule. Might it…?
Ugandan dancers at President Yoweri Museveni’s 2016 swearing in. Credit: GCIS
Given that it could determine whether or not Yoweri Museveni gets to be president for life, one might expect more excitement around the legal case currently with Uganda’s... more
How will the new ruling party govern when the opposition significantly outnumbers it in parliament?
Scuffles in Sierra Leone’s parliament. Credit: Sierra Leone Telegraph.
In what could be a sign of things to come, Sierra Leone’s parliament descended into unruliness yesterday as parliamentarians brawled both literally and politically.
As new MPs were being sworn in following last month’s... more
Years after Burkinabé citizens overthrew a repressive regime, street protests continue apace over a wide range of issues.
Protesting on the 30th anniversary of former president Thomas Sankara’s assassination. Credit: Balai Citoyen.
Early this month, Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou was briefly enlivened as a frustrated coalition of housing and human rights associations took to the... more