Africa

Nabukenya -- victorious

Congratulations to Brenda Nabukenya – You have done the country Good.

Freedom and Unity Front congratulates Hon. Brenda...

Photo credit: William Farrington

 

African Women Finding Their Voice In The Struggle for Social Justice

An all-women’s panel at the Left...

May 19 (GIN) – A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court may decide the final resting place for Ndazana Nathaniel Nakasa, a South African short story writer, now buried in Ferndale Cemetery, Queens, NY...

May 19 (GIN) – Abiding by Senegalese law, a 10 year old girl was compelled to complete her pregnancy despite having little knowledge of the ‘facts of life.’

The girl, who just turned 11,...

May 19 (GIN) – With a new outbreak of fierce fighting reported in northern Mali’s contested Tuareg lands, reports that President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has purchased a $40 million presidential jet...

May 19 (GIN) – Unable to account for the over 276 teenage girls kidnapped in Nigeria almost a month ago, the government of Pres. Goodluck Jonathan has agreed to step up the fight against the Boko...

Uganda foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa

[Op-Ed]

Uganda nominated the foreign affairs minister Mr. Sam Kutesa as its candidate for the...

Gen. Paul Kagame. His former ambassador to U.S. says he's turned embassies into dens of criminal activity

President Paul...

May 13 (GIN) – As the war in Afghanistan winds down, western countries are finding new uses for their high-tech surveillance equipment and unmanned drones – namely a new war against terror in...

May 12 (GIN) – After years of fruitless court battles by small farmers against major multinational corporations,  the Jogbahn Clan across 11 villages in Liberia is celebrating victory over a...

May 12 (GIN) – In a closely watched election, South Africans turned out a decisive “vote for the party,” giving the African National Congress – the party of Mandela - another five years at the...

Langoya, right, and a worker admiring one of the trees in his wood at Opok plantation in Gulu district, Uganda

Langoya Council Dickson says his type of farming...

May 12 (GIN) – Attempts to broker the return of the missing school girls held in a rebel camp somewhere in northern Nigeria were apparently quashed today when a government minister forcefully...

 

It's been almost a month since the Nigerian teenage girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram on April 14.

It's very disturbing that the kidnappers have not given any indication that the...

Arrested police women. Photo: Sunday Trust

[The Chibok Kidnapping]

#BringBackOurGirls protest in Lafia, Nasarawa State where female police officers...

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