ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology
22-28 Feb 2023

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Africa Risk Consulting monitors events around the region and provides users of the EAA website with this weekly summary.


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26 Feb 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The Citizen. President Samia Suluhu Hassan makes changes in her cabinet and regional administration in a cabinet reshuffle, transferring deputy ministers and appointing new permanent secretaries and deputies;

24 Feb 2023 Djibouti (Djibouti) Al Jazeera. Only two parties are contesting seats in elections for Djibouti’s 65-member National Assembly as main opposition parties boycott what they call “sham polls”, assuring veteran president Ismail Omar Guelleh’s ruling Union pour la Majorité Presidentielle of victory;

24 Feb 2023 Kinshasa (DRC) La Prosperite. United Nations assistant secretary-general for human rights Ilze Brands Kehris will meet Congolese authorities in Kinshasa on 9-12 March, after which she will travel to Goma;

23 Feb 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The CitizenVodacom Tanzania says United States-based satellite internet service Starlink, whose services are set to be available during the first quarter of 2023, is not a threat but instead offers an opportunity for partnership;

22 Feb 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The Citizen. Home affairs minister Hamad Masauni announces the removal of expiration date on national IDs;


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ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology 22 28 Feb 2023