[allAfrica]In a guest column for AllAfrica, E. Gyimah Boadi of Ghana’s Center for Democratic Development says the vast majority of Africans who prefer democracy over authoritarian regimes deserve to be heard at the forthcoming U.S.-Africa Summit convened by President Barack Obama.
Ghana Allays Fears Over Marburg Outbreak
Ghana’s Health Service says more than a third of the people quarantined after an outbreak of the Marburg virus, a relative of Ebola, have been cleared to leave isolation. Authorities quarantined 98 people this week following two deadly cases of the vir…
Tigray War Exposes Limits to Abiy’s Promises of Press Freedom
WASHINGTON – In September 2019, Simon Marks moved to Ethiopia, drawn by the rapid changes following its shift in leadership and declaration of peace with neighboring Eritrea after a war and decades of tensions. Since then, he has reported on the widesp…
Al-Shabab Militants Storm Mogadishu Hotel
Al-Shabab militants have carried out a complex attack on a hotel located in a secure area not far from the presidential palace in Mogadishu and a prison run by the national intelligence agency, according to witnesses and police. “Tonight Khawarij group attacked a hotel in Bondhere district,” said a note sent to the journalists via […]