March 9, 2018Kenya
President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga promised to begin the process of reconciliation following their bitter standoff in the 2017 elections that raised the specter of ethnic violence.
March 8, 2018Nigeria
Aluko and others are under investigation in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and the United States for, among other things, bribing the Nigerian oil minister at the time, Diezani Alison-Madueke for lucrative government contracts.
March 7, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The secretary of state is by far the most senior member of the Trump administration to visit Africa, naturally raising the possibility of a reset in the administration’s approach to the continent.
March 6, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
Rex Tillerson will make his first trip to Africa as Secretary of State between March 6 and March 13. He will visit five of Africa’s fifty-four countries—Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Nigeria.
March 5, 2018Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between February 24 to March 2, 2018.
February 28, 2018South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet is a significant improvement over his predecessor's and will reassure domestic and international investors.
February 27, 2018Nigeria
Nigerians are quick to see parallels between the February 2018 Dapchi kidnapping of more than 100 school girls and Boko Haram’s 2014 kidnapping of almost 300 from the girls boarding school at Chibok.