Africa

A strong wind of change has blown across East Africa recently and today Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete is the most important regional leader.

Tanzania is a functioning democracy with...

Mugabe may have been motivated by desire to outlast every U.K. prime minister since 1980

[Editorial]

As Zimbabweans and the rest of the...

Taylor Krauss, far right, gets a taste of Ugandan jail

[Global: Uganda]

Taylor Krauss, an American journalist, freelance filmmaker, and...

[Global: Op-Ed]

Fellow Ugandans and Friends of Uganda, a great injustice and criminal act is being committed by the brutal Museveni police force against an innocent breast-...

Gen. Paul Kagame of Rwanda

[Africa: Op-Ed]

In a US Department of State Daily Press Briefing issued in Washington, D.C. on 23 July 2013,...

U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs, today condemned the arrest of an American journalist in Uganda and called on the Obama...

[Global: Africa--Analysis]

There is a new buzz-word echoing on the streets of Kampala, the Ugandan capital and reverberating across the towns and villages of the East...

Senator Charles E. Schumer's July 24 remarks to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations nomination hearing, introducing Patrick Gaspard of New York to be Ambassador to the...

Photo: The Daily Monitor

[Global: Uganda]

The judiciary in Uganda has been a respected institution...

Photo of Ojok by Sam Lawino of The Acholi Times

[Global: Health]The title had the prefix "elephant" and that was enough for the article to grab my...

Hamasaka. News is risky business in Zambia

 

Zambian authorities should release two journalists who have been detained since early Tuesday, the Committee...

 Gen. al-Sisi. He killed Egypt's democracy-in-progress and more than 50 Egyptians in the process, so far

[Black Star News Editorial]

Don't...

Coup leader Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sissi,

[Black Star News Editorial]

Now Egypt is torn with bloody confrontations between supporters of the duly elected president who...

[Black Star Editorial]

What a shame for the United States, which could have vetoed the Military coup in Egypt, to allow it to take place.

What a shame that the U.S....

[Africa: Op-Ed]

After visiting Senegal and South Africa, President Obama's last stop on his African tour was in Tanzania where he visited President Jakaya Kikwete and...

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