The Tanzanians were meeting Uganda’s Allied Democratic Front militants who are based in eastern DR Congo
Pro-Sisi parties dominate Egypt legislative poll, plus some interesting numbers from parliaments around Africa
Large legislative assemblies – relative to a country’s total population – tend to be a feature of post-conflict states
The strange story of hypertension in Africa, and its relationship with drylands, migration and conflict
Surprisingly, in half of African countries, women have a higher hypertension prevalence than men, which is completely counter to evolutionary biology
Although the importance to Africa’s diaspora is largely discussed around remittances, many Africans are also coming back to join the public service.
Some African countries are constantly under the threat of imminent implosion, say the official rankings. Yet they keep going. We find out why
Zimbabwe surprisingly took the top spot for Africa’s most improved nation this year, and Central African Republic declined the most in the world