West African leaders are actively engaged in trying to resolve a crisis triggered by Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to accept his defeat at the polls
In a move that is seen to be preparing him for the presidency, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has appointed his son as his senior adviser.
Rights group Amnesty International said that during the clashes several people appeared to have been "summarily shot dead and their bodies dumped"
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's comments follow the decisions by both South Africa and Burundi to withdraw from the ICC.
The appointment of President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law, Simba Chikore, as COO of the country's national airline is just the most recent controversy.
At least 64 bodies recovered near Beni town in North Kivu, but local authorities warn death toll could rise.
Diplomatic 'mischief' as Uganda angered by visiting South Korea president's claim of end to ties with N.Korea
'Even if (such an order) was to be made by the president, it cannot be public. It can't happen. That is international politics at play.'
Tanzania begins push to sell benefits of Uganda oil pipeline project to citizens in north-eastern region
Upon completion, the project is envisaged to create 15,000 jobs during its execution
An African political lesson from Uganda: Don’t insist an election was rigged, or hold your own swearing in
Museveni and Besigye are caught in a death dance that can go badly for Uganda, and illustrates the end game for Africa's revolutionary parties
Uganda's Museveni sworn-in for fourth decade in power, as rival Besigye arrested after rival oath of office
Museveni thanked Russia for its willingness to sell weaponry, "without conditions and arrogance," and dismissed ICC as a "bunch of useless people"
Strange times: Trump as US president and Leicester win football title - here are 5 also very unlikely events for Africa
Leicester City had a 5,000 to one chance of winning the English league title. The past week has taught us that very improbable things do happen
The risks are great, stakes high, soldiers on edge, as S. Sudan readies for rebel chief Machar's return to Juba
The country is close to collapse. "Unless the violent kleptocratic system...is addressed...no government will be able to end the war and atrocities"
Kenya is competing with Tanzania to build a pipeline from oilfields in western Uganda
Tanzania’s Magufuli said he’d agreed with his Uganda’s Museveni to route it through his country. Tullow says decision is “above our pay grade”
More of the same please! ‘Unusual’ trends as African ruling parties concede and go quietly— and life continues
Benin and Cape Verde have set tongues on the continent wagging--it has for years not been 'on' for ruling parties to just take electoral losses.
Billion-dollar pipe could change economic geopolitics in the increasingly energy-rich region.
Hardly a single African country has both marvellously survived a long-term leader’s rule and gone on to prosper without missing a step
Even Museveni critics offer grudging admiration. "He's not smart, he's extremely smart." Doing others' dirty work abroad has won him a free pass.
Africa heavyweights in Burundi crisis pow wow: lessons from the 2000 Arusha peace talks led by Mandela
The difference with the first Burundi talks is that it seemed then that half the world had its hands on deck. Today, most players are distracted