North Africa

Opinion: US should bring Sudan in from the cold

Rather than imposing onerous conditions on Sudan as the price for its re-entry into the international community, the US should welcome back a country hungry for change, says David Thomas

Locusts wreak havoc on East African agriculture

According to the World Bank, the current locust infestation will cost East Africa and Yemen $8.5bn this year. Charlie Mitchell reports on local and international efforts to stem the plague

East African Community battles trade disruption

The East African Community is one of Africa’s most integrated regional blocs, but the Covid-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption to both its internal and external trade. Tom Collins reports