Africa

Joyce Banda

Apr. 14 (GIN) – One of the few women presidents in Africa stands to lose her post in next month’s polls since foreign donors have cut off support from...

Apr. 14 (GIN) – Thirteen candidates are in the running for the presidency in this West African country which has yet to have an elected leader serve a full term since independence from Portugal in...

Apr. 14 (GIN) – As the May 7 election day in South Africa nears, former friends and allies of the ruling African National Congress are betting that voters will follow them out of the party or at...

Thabo Mbeki -- author says his proposal to decriminalize mass political atrocities is wrong

[Commentary]

In an opinion article in the New...

Gen. Museveni wants to extend his 28 years autocratic rule

[Commentary: Uganda]

Under Uganda laws, Presidential and Parliamentary elections...

Who killed Juvenal Habyarimana?

[Black Star News Commentary]

It's generally accepted that Bill Clinton opposed a vigorous international...

Educating young girls like these will empower women and spur growth in Africa. Photo: USAID

There is consensus at national and international levels that educating...

Rwandan President Paul Kagame and First Lady Janet Kagame lay a wreath at a genocide memorial in Kigali on April 7. (AFP/Simon Maina)

 

"Do not forget the...

 

Statement by the President on the 20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda

We join with the people of Rwanda in marking twenty years since the...

Prime Minister Mbabazi -- does he have upperhand for now?

[Indecent Exposures]

It's hard to deny an ongoing war to the end with his prime...

Former president Clinton

Bill Clinton told a former Ugandan cabinet minister that President Yoweri Museveni has been in power too long and also that he lied to him...

President Obama has signed an executive order clearing the way for U.S. sanctions against South Sudan president Salva Kiir and former vice president Riek Machar unless they halted the fighting and...

Gen. Paul Kagame -- even corporate media are now re-evaluating the narrative placing him as "savior"

[The Rwanda Calamity In Perspective]

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Rwanda's Gen. Kagame

[Media And Justice]

An international journalist was denied entry to Rwanda after discovering that a pro-government...

Ghana's President Mahama

[The Media And Justice]

An access to information bill currently under consideration in Ghana will do more harm...

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