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A Kenyan judicial nominee to the East African Court of Justice, Charles Nyachae, is sworn in before a summit of regional leaders in Kampala in 2018. Kenya Presidential Communication Service

East African Court of Justice – what it is and what its powers are

The East African Court of Justice has been a keen promoter of the rule of law, democracy and human rights.
Burundi President Évariste Ndayishimiye at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images

Free of sanctions, Burundi can start to recover and rebuild

The return of financial inflows from foreign investment or aid support will go a long way towards jump-starting economic recovery.
Traders leave their cabbages after the County Governor ordered the closure of the main open air market to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Kisumu, Kenya. CASMIR ODUOR/AFP via Getty Images

How COVID-19 measures have affected food safety in East Africa

Lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19 had various effects on food as it went from farms to plates.
President Evariste Ndayishimiye takes the oath of office on June 18, 2020. He took over from the late Pierre Nkurunziza.

How Burundi’s independent press lost its freedom

With the demise of Pierre Nkurunziza, all eyes are on Burundi’s new president as he inherits a political framework that has repressed press freedom and silenced independent media voices.

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