East & Horn of Africa
Chrispine Musimenta Rwaboona (on the left of the Police woman) delivering donations to inmates at Ndorwa Prison in Kabale

In order to celebrate the International Women’s Day and the Year of Women, the author shares a profile of young Ugandan woman who is doing commendable work in her society. 

Photo credit: Citizen TV

Reflecting on the 9 March 2018 handshake between Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and leader Raila Odinga, the author wonders if that reconciliatory moment ushered in a new democratic dispensation in Kenya. 

Ethiopia and Eritrea leaders embrace in Asmara during historic 8-9 July  2018 state visit

Efforts of Africa’s unity and regional integration are obstructed by continuing outside interference and destabilisation of the continent. 

From the Democratic Republic of Congo to Sudan the need for continental solutions is apparent.

Major developments related to internal and external relations are taking place in Horn of Africa states. However, those new breakthroughs are threatened by western economic and military imperatives. 

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