Guinea elections: Alpha Condé wins third term amid violent protests

He is a member of the Peul, or Fulani, community. Although they are Guinea’s largest ethnic group, the country has never had a Peul president and many ethnic Peuls say they have faced discrimination, dating back to the days of President Sékou Touré, when thousands fled the country. Source link

Africa’s WTO Moment – allAfrica.com

The selection of the World Trade Organization’s next director-general has entered its final phase, with two candidates left in the running: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former Nigerian finance and economy minister and a former managing director of the World Bank, and Yoo Myung-hee, South Korea’s trade minister. In view of the WTO’s current challenges, Okonjo-Iweala is […]

Ethiopia River Nile dam: PM condemns ‘aggressions’ after Trump comment

image copyrightReuters image captionThe dam will be the biggest hydro-electric project in Africa Ethiopia’s prime minister has said his country “will not cave in to aggressions of any kind” after President Donald Trump suggested Egypt could destroy a controversial Nile dam. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is at the centre of a long-running dispute involving […]