Africa

Oct. 27 (GIN) – The ruling Botswana Democratic Party won a majority of seats in parliamentary elections this past week, ensuring a second five year term for President Ian Khama whose party has...

Oct. 27 (GIN) – North African Tunisians whose rebellion sparked the so-called Arab Spring in 2011, turned out in force to elect a secular party - Nidaa Tounes – over the incumbent Islamist Ennahda...

We have praised Cuba on these pages for sending 461 doctors to West Africa to help combat the Ebola outbreak.  In a country with a population of just over 10 million, proportionately, this would...

Oct. 20 (GIN) –With frustration boiling over at government foot-dragging over the fate of 219 girls, kidnapped from a government secondary school in Chibok last April, the Nigerian government took...

Oct. 20 (GIN) – President Robert Mugabe’s land reform initiative turned lives upside down in the year 2000 and now upside down again as the settlers who moved onto lands that white farmers once...

Oct. 20 (GIN) – Can you test a promising new Ebola drug by giving it to one sample infected group and giving a deactivated placebo to another?

That’s the issue dividing medical experts at a...

Gen. Museveni, in power for 28 years and seeking to rig another vote in 2016

[Commentary]

Gen. David Sejusa, the ex-Museveni...

Raul Castro dispatched 461 doctors to West Africa

[Publisher's Commentary]

Cuba has shown the world that the only way to fight Ebola is to...

Juvenal Habyarimana: In BBC documentary "Rwanda's Untold Story," several former aides blame Paul Kagame for the assassination

[Commentary: Open Letter To...

Oct. 12 (GIN) – Prosecution lawyers in the case of South Africa Paralympian Oscar Pistorius are said to be seeking a 15 year jail sentence for the famed athlete who was acquitted of murder but...

Oct. 13 (GIN) – In its pursuit of so-called foreign kleptocrats who drain billions of dollars a year from impoverished countries for lives of luxury abroad, the U.S. Dept of Justice this week...

Paul Kagame-- wants only the victor's side of the story to be heard

[Commentary: Open Letter to the BBC]

The letter objecting to the BBC...

Oct. 13 (GIN) – Renowned scholar, lecturer, school chancellor and “towering intellect” of the 21st century, Ali Al’Amin Mazrui, passed away peacefully at his home in the state of New York where he...

Rwanda's Gen. Paul Kagame

[Commentary: Open Letter]

Mr. Tony Hall,

Director-General of the BBC,

Broadcasting House, Portland...

Prof. Ali Mazrui

Renowned Kenyan academic Ali Mazrui has died in the US aged 81 after being ill for several months.

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta said...

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