2 Oct 2021
Residents of Ethiopia's southern Kaffa zone have faced what many see as over a century of underinvestment by authorities in Addis Ababa. But Kaffa's leaders plan to fix it with a referendum that, if successful, would carve out a new South West region, Ethiopia's 11th, and funnel more federal cash their way, as well as control over how it is spent.
10 Sep 2021
Authorities in Amhara accuse rebels from the neighbouring Ethiopian region of Tigray of having killed dozens of civilians after a military loss. Also, Moroccans turn out to the polls for legislative and regional elections that are likely to be a close race. Finally, a woman in Uganda gives coding classes to children in her garden in a bid to encourage more young people to discover maths and science.
4 Sep 2021
In this week's edition, we explore what the turmoil in Afghanistan could mean for the wider region, from emboldened extremist groups to political realignment. To understand what's at stake, we talk to Michael Kugelman, deputy director and senior associate for South Asia at The Wilson Center think tank.
19 Jul 2021
A ten-metre-tall puppet which is part of Tokyo Olympics' cultural programme arrives in the capital from tsunami-hit Tohoku region. Mocco, an imaginary creature from the land of Japan's northeastern region, set off on the journey in mid-May, and staged a show in a park in downtown Tokyo. But due to Covid-19 measures, no spectators were allowed.
1 May 2021
The rivals for regional power have plenty to talk about. If they do come closer, it would have a significant impact on the Middle East's most pressing conflicts.
14 May 2017
North Korea fired on Sunday a ballistic missile from a region near its west coast that flew 430 miles, South Korea's military said, days after a new leader took office in the South pledging to engage in dialogue with Pyongyang. Havovi Cooper reports.
22 Apr 2017
North-East crisis - Oxfam seeks global intervention in the region.
22 Apr 2017
Niger-Delta region seeks quick implementation of developmental projects.
10 Apr 2017
The prolonged humanitarian crisis in north-eastern Nigeria has had a devastating impact on food security in the region. According to the World Food Programme (WFP) up to 4.7 million people face food insecurity in parts of the region.
12 Mar 2017
North East crisis - UN calls attention to the food shortage in the region.
22 Feb 2017
Humanitarian groups in the town of Dikwa in northeast Nigeria are trying to bring help to some 57,000 people forced out of their homes by Boko Haram Islamists, whose insurgency has devastated the remote region since 2009.