Barry Malone

Ethiopia-Somalia reminisce on bloody history

Centuries on, memories of Imam Ahmad Gragn still haunt Ethiopia and Somalia, echoing the bloody history that still ripples across the Horn of Africa.

ICC warns Saif al-Islam against fleeing

The International Criminal Court said on Saturday Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was in contact through intermediaries about surrendering for trial.

Libya’s new rulers contend with pro-Gaddafi district

The armed men wearing the colours of Libya's new government are everywhere as they train guns on Tripoli's most pro-Gaddafi neighbourhood.

Tripoli celebrates capture of Gaddafi’s son

Celebratory bursts of gunfire and fireworks have lit up the skies over Tripoli as word spreads that Muammar Gaddafi's son Mo'tassim has been captured.

Horn of Africa aid caravan too late

Parts of Africa are doomed to a never-ending cycle of ignored early warnings and emergency feeding -- rather than a transition to self-sufficiency.

Ugandan opposition leader detained for fourth time

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was dragged from his car by police on Thursday and thrown into a pick-up truck, witnesses said.

Gbagbo ‘likely to seek refuge in SA’

South Africa is a likely safe haven for Côte d'Ivoire's besieged Laurent Gbagbo should he negotiate an exit from his country, AU sources say.

Uganda’s Museveni wins disputed presidential election

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest serving leaders, won election to a fourth term in office by a huge margin on Sunday.

Uganda’s Museveni on verge of huge poll victory

Veteran Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, edged closer on Sunday to a resounding victory in a presidential election.

Somalia overshadows original theme of AU summit

An African Union summit in Uganda is this week being dominated by the Somali crisis.

African nations divided over al-Bashir genocide charge

African countries are divided about whether they should arrest Sudan's president on suspicion of genocide, diplomats at a summit said on Sunday.

Ethiopia opposition mounts court challenge to election

Ethiopia's main opposition group on Tuesday filed a court case against the country's electoral board for rejecting its demand to re-run elections.

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