Mucahid Durmaz is a producer at TRT WORLD
The massive move will cost $33 billion and the construction is set to begin next year.
After decades of war and thousands of death, two neighbouring countries signed a peace deal last year to end the war. But the peace deal has not been fully implemented.
Analysts believe the Saudi-UAE alliance and Egypt have thrown their support behind the country's military council to counter a civilian uprising demanding democratic rule.
A diverse coalition of groups, from Islamic movements to Communists, have taken to the streets to demand change.
Many African governments and prominent political figures hire Trump-linked lobby groups in the US to ease sanctions against them.
The recent attack which DAESH claimed responsibility for is the latest chain of emerging links between the terrorist group and the Allied Democratic Force, a shadowy Ugandan-led group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Rwandan genocide was not the tale of two supposedly savage tribes in an African country. Instead, European colonialism helped plant the seeds of future tragedy.
A handful of Muslims took a stand during the hundred days of slaughter. Their stance inspired thousands of Rwandans to become Muslim in what was once called Africa’s most Catholic country.
The disciplinarian former military ruler has been elected as president for the second time, but Buhari’s task is harder than it was before.
The African Union cannot afford to ignore the undermining of democracy and human rights abuses on the continent any longer.
The attack on a hotel complex in Kenyan capital Nairobi is not an isolated event but rather the latest episode in the continuation of the war between Kenya and Al Shabab.
Autocratic leaders in Africa are increasingly relying on internet blackouts to silence young people who use social media to mobilise against post-colonial political structures across the continent.
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