Eighteen months after the start of protests against a third term for President Pierre Nkurunziza inertia of international bodies has set in.
First Uganda opted for Tanzania pipeline, now Rwanda abandons Kenya SGR rail route, picks Dar es Salaam
In March Tanzania and Uganda agreed to build a $4 billion pipeline to transport crude oil from Kabale in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania
Continent’s first-ever integration index - 'boldest yet' - launched. Finds that the biggest economies are not the best integrated
Egypt, Nigeria and S. Africa - Africa's big economies - struggle to stay on course. But there's good news
Macroeconomic crises in Africa are "largely caused by internal policy blunders", and not even so much by external forces. That means they are fixable
Billion-dollar pipe could change economic geopolitics in the increasingly energy-rich region.
Zuma woos Buhari as Africa's biggest rivals try to make up but it could be too late—the ground is shifting under them
Even as the two jostle for regional supremacy as the natural leader of the continent, there are dark horses fast coming up on them.
S. Sudan joins the EAC, despite mass atrocities: Why this is part of a 'War of Definitions'—and about big money
Words are important. The risk of slipping into an Orwellian smudging of definitions –such as War is Peace – is real and shouldn’t be taken lightly.
Eating the intra-African trade pudding: Uganda, South Africa top as neighbours drive Kenya’s tourism recovery
Proving Africa will reap from trading with itself, vacationers from Rwanda, Burundi, DRC and Ethiopia have shored up Kenya's tourism
Egypt’s investment in the rest of Africa now exceeds $8bn, and the volume of trade has increased by $5bn over past five years
As body count mounts, mediator Museveni ‘takes his eyes off Burundi’ and country inches closer to the cliff
Rwanda denies recruiting Burundian refugees into a new rebellion, and accuses Bujumbura of hobnobbing with forces that carried out genocide in 1994
Tanzania's new man Magufuli strengthens era of Africa’s ‘baby boomer’ leaders, as a new order struggles to emerge
'Dinosaur' presidents remain in Uganda, Angola, Zimbabwe and even Mauritius. But Tanzania win could have other unexpected consequences.
Season of u-turns in African politics: Jilted Tanzania ex-PM new opposition chief, rival jumps in bed with Nkurunziza
Game of musical chairs however could only bring more uncertainty in East Africa, and frustration with its opportunistic politics.
As Obama becomes first US leader to address African Union, the agenda in Ethiopia, including 'third-termism'
Since the 1990s, 34 African nations have provided for two-term limits, but only in 20% of these have term limits been complied with.
"Scores have already been killed, but this could be just the beginning of something much worse," - Ndung’u Wainaina, ICPJ.
UPDATED: Regional fireman Museveni's powers fail him in Burundi, but securing a deal wasn't the plan
30-year veteran Ugandan president Museveni in Burundi to seek solution over third-term crisis
There are fears the current political crisis could plunge the poor, landlocked country back into civil war.
The parliamentary elections have been widely condemned, including by the African Union and European Union.
Burundi government kicks out UN mediator as regional presidents meet over crisis; Nkurunziza skips talks
Senegal's Abdoulaye Bathily told to resign from his post because he 'seriously lacked respect for the country's sovereignty'.
East African leaders to meet over Burundi crisis; Nkurunziza holds rally of 100 under tight security
The president's rally lasted about half an hour, while sharpshooters guarded him from surrounding rooftops.