Governance

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The UK has been linked to Congo’s ‘conflict minerals’ – where are the criminal charges? | Vava Tampa
Swiss court ruling is not the first time plunder of DRC’s mineral wealth has been linked to the killing of Congolese people. Without accountability, it won’t be the last

Vava Tampa

21, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Guns, gangs and foreign meddling: how life in Haiti went from bad to worse
Corrupt elites and badly managed aid have ensured life for Haitians remains mired in violence and poverty. President Moïse’s assassination marks an escalating catastrophe

Peter Beaumont

19, Jul, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Ethiopians cast ballots in delayed election against backdrop of Tigray conflict
Frontrunner Abiy Ahmed needs popular mandate to bolster his grip on power amid growing criticism

Jason Burke Africa correspondent and agencies in Addis Ababa

21, Jun, 2021 @10:58 AM

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‘They beat him’: fear and anger at latest police killing in Tunis
Protests erupt again in Tunisian capital after man ‘beaten to death’ amid claims of police impunity

Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis

18, Jun, 2021 @1:35 PM

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My story proves Rwanda’s lack of respect for good governance and human rights | Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza
Responsibility for defending what the Commonwealth stands for must not pass to the country without reforms

Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza

01, Jun, 2021 @8:11 AM

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Kenya’s high court overturns president’s bid to amend constitution
Judges rule that Uhuru Kenyatta, who claimed BBI plan was to end country’s cycle of post-election violence, overstepped his authority and can be sued

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

27, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Anger in Zimbabwe at Nehanda statue amid collapsing economy
Criticism of priorities as tribute to liberation leader unveiled despite foreign food aid and lack of jobs

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

26, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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An overhaul of the global tax system can wait no longer
The Covid-ravaged global economy is at a crossroads: we can commit to greater tax cooperation or risk a tax-driven trade war

Angel Gurria

29, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Somalia’s rival factions spread across Mogadishu as they jockey for power
Opposition leaders leave airport bolthole as they step up pressure over contested presidency of Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed

Amanda Sperber in Mogadishu

21, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sassou rules like an emperor while Congolese die from extreme poverty | Vava Tampa
The world has turned a blind eye to Denis Sassou Nguesso’s controversial re-election, which will extend his iron-fisted reign to more than 40 years

Vava Tampa

10, Apr, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Inside Somalia’s impasse: election talks collapse amid mistrust and blame
Leaders holed up inside Mogadishu’s high-security international airport have failed to agree a plan, risking further unrest

Amanda Sperber in Mogasdishu

08, Apr, 2021 @1:25 PM

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Death without answers: an agonising 24-hour hunt for medical help in Guinea-Bissau
Bernardo Catchura spent a last desperate night seeking treatment in the healthcare system he had spent decades campaigning to improve. His wife is still unsure how he died

Ricci Shryock in Bissau

31, Mar, 2021 @6:15 AM

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