Africa

Aug. 11 (GIN) – Charles Onyango-Obbo of The East African, a Kenyan daily, joined a growing number of writers and scholars questioning the aims of the US-Africa Summit. Where, he asked, were the...

 

As I write, there are reports of negotiations ongoing between the Sierra Leone government and nurses at the main government hospital in the capital over an ultimatum issued by the nurses...

President Obama with African leaders at the summit -- author says good governance and industrialization needed for development

[U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit...

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Africa’s leaders unanimously agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by 2025 with the signing of the Malabo Declaration at the 23rd...

Uganda has hosted its first gay pride rally since a draconian anti-homosexuality law was overturned by the courts.

Sandra Ntebi, organiser of the rally held on Saturday in Entebbe, 35km...

Gen. Museveni believes he can buy a good image in the U.S. with $600,000

 

[Commentary]

President Yoweri Museveni's regime's...

 

Rep. Charles Rangel

 

Congressman Charles B. Rangel (NY-13), who made history as the first African American chairman of the powerful House Ways...

Kikwete and Mahama

[U.S.-Africa Summit: Reporter's Notebook]

Yesterday I attended one of the myriads of talk-events in the context of the...

Gen. Museveni -- reportedly asked Kofi Annan to block ICC investigation into alleged crimes by Uganda's army in Congo. At the time Luis Moreno Ocampo was ICC chief Prosecutor...

President Obama

[U.S.-Africa Business Leaders' Summit: Day Two]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws...

Aug. 4 (GIN) – The Belgian researcher who first identified the Ebola virus is playing down fears of a global pandemic.

“I would sit next to an infected person on the train,” said Professor...

Aug. 4 (GIN) – A petition drive, organized by a white American settler in Kenya, is underway to preserve a grand multi-leveled red mud building of mixed African influences overlooking Nairobi...

Aug. 4 (GIN) – A proposed U.S. wind farm in Kenya must first overcome objections by farmer David Kinyanjui who says the farm would desecrate ancestral land where his father and mother are both...

Aug. 4 (GIN) – Expectations of a windfall from the discovery of oil have been dashed by a weakening cedi, with ordinary citizens feeling the pinch.

"Prices of ingredients in the market have...

Commerce Secretary Pritzker

[U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: Day Two]

The U.S. announced a new dedicated section on the International Trade...

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