Hamza Mohamed

Hamza Mohamed

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Egypt's Sisi takes over as new head of African Union

Egyptian leader appointed chair of the 55-member pan-African body as Rwandan President Paul Kagame steps aside.

Egypt's Sisi takes over as new head of African Union

African Union

Is the African Union fulfilling its mandate?

The organisation has a long way to go until it can claim to fulfil promises made when it was founded in 2001.

Is the African Union fulfilling its mandate?

Africa

What you need to know about Africa's refugees

The second largest number of refugees in the world are in sub-Saharan Africa with almost 6.6 million displaced people.

What you need to know about Africa's refugees

Refugees

Refugees hope for solutions as African leaders gather in Ethiopia

The African Union is gathered in Ethiopia to find a way to deal with the displacement crisis the continent is facing.

Refugees hope for solutions as African leaders gather in Ethiopia

Ethiopia

African Union summit in Ethiopia focuses on refugees

The mass movement of people will be one of the main subjects discussed at the African Union summit in Ethiopia.

African Union summit in Ethiopia focuses on refugees

War & Conflict

Kenya's leaders face a new dilemma in fighting al-Shabab

With the armed group recruiting Kenyan nationals to carry out attacks in their own country, the tactics must be reevaluated.

Kenya's leaders face a new dilemma in fighting al-Shabab

Kenya

Kenyans face up to 'homegrown' threat after hotel attack

In previous al-Shabab attacks, the perpetrators were often Somali; in the Nairobi hotel siege, many were Kenyan.

Kenyans face up to 'homegrown' threat after hotel attack

Africa

Why is Kenya an al-Shabab target?

Al-Qaeda-linked group has carried out more than 20 attacks in Kenya in the past five years.

Why is Kenya an al-Shabab target?

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC vote: Opposition says ruling party win would be 'provocation'

Opposition leader Martin Fayulu says election was 'deliberately disorganised' after chaotic contest.

DRC vote: Opposition says ruling party win would be 'provocation'

Africa

Delays mark tense DR Congo election

Voting in three cities delayed by electoral commission until March 2019 over Ebola outbreak and ethnic violence.

Delays mark tense DR Congo election

Africa

DRC election: Voting under way in long-delayed polls

More than 46 million Congolese have registered to elect the successor to President Joseph Kabila.

DRC election: Voting under way in long-delayed polls

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC presidential election: What you should know

Voters in the DRC will head to the polls on Sunday to choose a successor to long-time President Joseph Kabila.

DRC presidential election: What you should know