The conflict in Ethiopia appears to have entered a new phase as forces loyal to Tigrayan rebels and their allies march towards the capital city, Addis Ababa. International efforts to broker peace between the warring parties and calls for a political solution have not borne fruit yet.
While the situation on the ground is very […]Continue Reading →
By Nisar Majid and Khalif Abdirahman
A Two-Year Presidential Extension in Somalia?
Somalia’s President and Lower House of Parliament have just extended their terms in office by two years, after many months of wrangling. Many – but far from all – of Somalia’s international partners have been vocal in their criticism of this […]Continue Reading →
Thirty years after the overthrow of President Mohamed Siad Barre, Somalia is in a new interregnum. This time, most of the Somali political elite share a consensus on the next step—dialogue.Continue Reading →
‘Focus on loss of life – and urgently trying to prevent it – rather than whether a famine has been declared.’Continue Reading →
The podcast series “African Voices, African Arguments” features African scholars, writers, policy makers and activists on issues of peace, justice and democracy, and is produced by World Peace Foundation and presented in partnership with African Arguments and
The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed or intensified ‘remote’ forms of working. Like for much of the world’s population, the mobility of aid workers has become restricted and so have the possibilities of distributing material or in-kind aid. At the same time, humanitarian crises and the need for aid will increase; including not only include health […]Continue Reading →
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