East Africa


Samia Suluhu Hassan: The accidental president

Tanzania’s new President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, is already showing signs of an independent mindset and a determination to change the course of the country’s direction in some areas. Profile by Erick Kabendera.

Ethiopia’s Abiy must make peace at any cost

The situation in Ethiopia, with elections postponed again and a war waging in the Tigray region, is a tragedy not only for Ethiopia but all of Africa, says New African editor Anver Versi.