Africa

Apr. 27 (GIN) –Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, overriding objections to an ill-advised third term, now faces a growing popular movement to oust him after his term ends this coming June.

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U.S. backing for Museveni since Ronald Reagan was in office

[Africa: Uganda Election Analysis]

Once again, Ugandans are being summoned to...

Museveni advisor Nagenda-- too much truth for his own liking? Photo: Observer.ug

[Africa: Commentary]

Last Saturday, John Nagenda devoted a...

Three sitting presidents in the Great Lakes Region of Africa are doing their best to stay in power beyond constitutional term limits. They include Burundi's Pierre...

Apr. 19 (GIN) – On Earth Day, Apr. 22, Kenyan activist Phyllis Omido will take the stage in Washington DC to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize for her efforts to defend her community from...

Apr. 19 (GIN) – An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century.

In an essay in the British Guardian, David...

Apr. 19 (GIN) – Shocking images of South Africans beating foreign-born residents residing in Durban, Johannesburg and other parts stunned the continent which had taken a message of brotherhood...

Gen. Nyakairima -- military strategy neutralized by nakedness

[Resisting Land Grab]

Faced with armed soldiers they believe want to evict...

Coffins of past African victims seeking a better life

 

Millions if Africans perished during the Middle Passage, with many thrown overboard from ships....

Dos Santos -- in power for 36 years now

[Publisher's Commentary]

The Angolan regime of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is trying to...

Rafael Marques de Morais

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Crusading anti-corruption reporter Rafael Marques de Morais

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Angolan authorities to drop all charges against...

Kagame and Netanyahu

Recently, it became known that the Rwandan government had struck a multimillion dollar deal whose details remain unknown to the Rwandan people...

Apr. 13 (GIN) – The United Nations, which is sheltering over 600,000 refugees from war-torn Somalia, has been ordered by Kenyan authorities to relocate the camp in three months.

“We have...

Apr. 13 (GIN) – Togolese opposition leaders are issuing calls for change  - the mantra of President Barack Obama – as they seek the end of the 50 year dynasty of the Gnassingbe family in Togolese...

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