Africa

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...

Nov. 10 (GIN) – Pressure continues to build over a BBC documentary that challenges the generally accepted story of the Rwandan genocide, and questions whether Rwandan President Paul Kagame was a...

Nov. 10 (GIN) – The union of metalworkers, a major partner of the African National Congress with over 350,000 members, was expelled in a late night session of members of the Congress of South...

Nov. 10 (GIN) – A defiant Rita Jeptoo is rejecting claims by her estranged husband that she enhanced her spectacular winning running times in Boston and Chicago marathons with a blood booster....

A worn-out general. Museveni, Uganda's dictator of three decades. Few contest the belief that regime's on last legs

 

A CONSTRUCTIVE AGENDA FOR...

Anuradha Mittal

The Oakland Institute (OI), in collaboration with the Anywaa Survival Organisation (ASO), released "Engineering Ethnic Conflict: The Toll of...

President Jakaya Kikwete chats with Tanzania's ambassador to the US Liberata Mulamula who paid him a visit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital after surgery Sunday.

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Like Nicolae Ceaușescu is dictator Museveni out of touch?

By and large, revolutions in time and space exhibit common characteristics. They have long-term and...

Nov. 3 (GIN) – Former president of Zambia, Michael Chilufya Sata, who passed away in a London hospital, will lie in state for just over a week before being laid to rest on Nov. 11, the government...

Nov. 3 (GIN) – In a burst of pent-up anger, a youth-led movement overpowered the unpopular regime of Blaise Compaore of the West African nation of Burkina Faso, dashing hopes by the “President for...

Nov. 3 (GIN) –Announcing an immediate ban on legal and illegal farm evictions, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa set off a firestorm among the mostly white commercial farmers from the fertile...

Nov. 3 (GIN) - “I am a Liberian, not a virus.” That’s the loud and clear message of a campaign launched online by a group of Liberian women who refuse to be shamed by thoughtless outbreaks of...

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