IN A COUNTRY of crusty old warlords, Raya al-Hassan is challenging stereotypes. A decade ago she was appointed Lebanon’s finance minister, the first woman in the Arab world to hold such a post
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, says it is not worried about opposition leader Nelson Chamisa’s regional and continental diplomatic offensive.
[East African] After four months of street protests, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir and the opposition have reached a deal to negotiate a transitional government.
[The Conversation Africa] The US has announced it is ready to support Ghana to deal with the issue of political vigilantism – a growing threat to peace and security in the country. The Conversation Africa’s Moina Spooner spoke to Justice Tankebe about the phenomenon and what can be done to address it.
[HRW] Cameroon’s High Court refused to release opposition leader Maurice Kamto, as well as six of his supporters, who were arrested in January on politically motivated charges.
[The Conversation Africa] Senegal’s elections have been peaceful and the incumbent president, Macky Sall, has been reelected. For many this comes as no surprise
[New Zimbabwe] MDC leader Nelson Chamisa on Monday attacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa for allegedly meddling in the courts adding that the incumbent was more cruel than his predecessor Robert Mugabe.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that good governance has a role and responsibility to ensure that young Africans have a real stake in a bright future on their continent.
[Monitor] Entebbe -President Museveni yesterday described his ministers as “sleepy and selfish” people who do not listen and do not act on issues affecting investment in the country.
[Nation] Former presidential adviser Ghazi Salah al-Din is emerging as the leader of the movement seeking to remove Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from power.