Africa

Dec. 1 (GIN) – In the bad old days, natural resources were bartered away with trinkets and a few suitcases filled with cash.

The West African nation of Guinea, under a new president, is now...

Heil! Heil! Museveni promised "fundamental" change but gave Uganda fundamental dictatorship

Shortly after independence, military officers overthrew elected...

Gen. Museveni shown with his ex-prime minister Amama Mbabazi whom he recently threw under the bus like others before him; author says it's time dictator gets taste of his own medicine...

Nov. 25 (GIN) – Aid agencies that use the iconic ‘moon suits’ – the odd-looking full-body outfits used in battling Ebola – are running dangerously low as the protective garb is being snapped up by...

Nov. 25 (GIN) – Three weeks after a people’s revolt in Burkina Faso, which sent President Blaise Campaore fleeing into exile, dreams of a civilian-led transition to free elections were dimmed this...

Nov. 25 (GIN) – With only three months to presidential elections, Nigeria is in the grip of election fever with public feuding plumbing new depths between the incumbent party of Pres. Goodluck...

Museveni -- lying about "fundamental change" with a bible in his hand 28 years ago

[Post-Museveni Uganda]

Part One of Essay...

Gafirita

A key witness for a French court investigating who triggered the Rwandan genocide has gone...

IPC's Lucy Akello (with handbag)celebrating her victory with her supporters at EC officers in Gulu. PHOTO BY STEPHEN OKELLO 

Source:...

Ugandan dictator of 28 years Gen. Museveni feels the heat

By Henry D Gombya in London and Nkonge I Kaggwa in Kampala

A plot to...

 Nov. 17 (GIN) – One of the promising new drugs being tested against the deadly Ebola virus failed this week to save a surgeon from Sierra Leone, flown in for treatment at a...

Nov. 17 (GIN) – Some 40,000 Maasai shepherds will lose their ancestral lands in a deal brokered by the government of Tanzania with the Royal Family of Dubai. The Maasai have been told to leave...

Nov. 17 (GIN) – Political and military leaders in the West African nation of Burkina Faso have settled on a former foreign minister, Michel Kafando, to oversee a year-long transition to elections...

Nov. 17 (GIN) – Leaders of Kenya’s Catholic Church are attempting to derail a vaccination campaign that would protect 2.5 million women from a life-threatening nerve disease.

Calling it a...

Students helped chase South Korean strongman Syngman Rhee

The role of students in Uganda

For three days in November 2013, Ugandans...

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