All eyes on Raila Odinga after re-run election result

All eyes are on Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga today after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner of the re-run election Odinga abandoned a fortnight ago. Will he go to the courts again to challenge the poll that he’s dismissed as a sham? Despite calls by President Uhuru Kenyatta for Kenyans to reach out after […]

Ethiopian facing war crimes in Dutch court for disport in the red terror

A henchman of former Ethiopian communist dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam is facing war crimes charges in the Hague for what was known as the red terror. Eshetu Alemu insists prosecutors have got the wrong man. He says he’s a teacher not a killer. The quietly spoken joint Dutch Ethiopian citizen admits he handled propaganda for […]

Four die in Goma protest over DRC elections

Four civilians and a policeman have been killed in clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo as demonstrations took place to demand President Joseph Kabila stand down this year. There’s been widespread anger over Kabila extended stay in power after his mandate ended a year ago. The official death toll after clashes in Goma between […]