Author

 
Emmanuel Goujon

Emmanuel Goujon

    Ethiopia's Meles set for easy re-election
    Ethiopia's Meles set for easy re-election
    Voters go to the polls in Ethiopia on Sunday with little doubt that Prime Minister Meles Zenawi will stay in power in sub-Saharan Africa's second...
    Tension mounts in Ethiopia ahead of polls
    Tension mounts in Ethiopia ahead of polls
    Accusations of harassment and even of murder have led to escalating tensions in Ethiopia between the long-entrenched ruling party and the opposition, a month ahead of general elections....
    Awkward summit as Africa ponders role of Gadaffi
    Awkward summit as Africa ponders role of Gadaffi
    After an awkward year with Libyan leader Moammar Gadaffi as chairperson, many at the African Union (AU) fear one thing: that the continent's...
    A museum to save an Ethiopian tribe's soul
    A museum to save an Ethiopian tribe's soul
    Women jump up in their fluffy orange cotton skirts, waggling their shoulders at men who are swift to join the dance, sporting white feathers in...
    African leaders adopt landmark refugee convention
    African leaders adopt landmark refugee convention
    African leaders on Friday ratified a convention on the protection of the continent's internally displaced people, refugees and returnees, billed as...
    Somali general says insurgents' days are numbered
    Somali general says insurgents' days are numbered
    African Union peacekeepers based in Mogadishu have an acronym for the guerrilla war in Somalia -- VUCA -- meaning volatile, unpredictable, complex,...
    UN Somalia envoy accuses Islamist leader of coup attempt
    UN Somalia envoy accuses Islamist leader of coup attempt
    The United Nations' top envoy for Somalia blamed Islamist leader Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys on Wednesday for recent fighting in Mogadishu and...
    African Union summit overshadowed by fresh crises
    African Union summit overshadowed by fresh crises
    The African Union's annual summit was to kick off Sunday with another year of crises on the continent likely to upstage an official agenda focused...
    'We want to remain Ethiopian'
    'We want to remain Ethiopian'
    Groups of children giggling as they walk home from school in the shadow of Mount Asimba and the timeless stillness of Ethiopia's north-eastern...
    Disputed Ethiopia-Eritrea border town still stirs war fears
    Disputed Ethiopia-Eritrea border town still stirs war fears
    Every morning at dawn, groups of Ethiopian soldiers poke long metal-tipped poles into the soil on the dirt track linking Badme, a dusty border...
    Ousted Comoran renegade leader still on the run
    Ousted Comoran renegade leader still on the run
    Comoran and African forces on Wednesday battled die-hard supporters of Anjouan's fugitive strongman as the federal authorities pledged a transition...
    Forces comb Comoros island for renegade leader
    Forces comb Comoros island for renegade leader
    A coalition of Comoran and African Union (AU) troops on Wednesday combed Anjouan hunting for its renegade leader after invading the Indian Ocean...