Africa

Mar. 16 (GIN) – An internal war is roiling the administration of President Ernest Bai Koroma with the Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana, at dead center. The VP, expelled last week from the ruling...

Mar. 10 (GIN) – The somber face of a young man from Sierra Leone has become the emblem of Ebola’s living survivors, suffering in silence without families, papers, or homes.

A photo of Jimmy...

Mar. 10 (GIN) – The wife for former president Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast, will serve jail time for inciting election violence in the 2011 post-election crisis.

Simone Gbagbo was found...

Mar 10 (GIN) – The steady nation of Ghana could be heading for a painful train wreck as government borrowing raises the level of foreign debt to skyhigh levels.

Last month it was announced...

Sophia Bekele at the conference

DotConnectAfrica's founder and president Sophia Bekele stressed the importance of breaking monopolies and providing subsidies to...

Nelson Mandela -- perhaps his lasting legacy for Africa can be the lessons he offered for reconciliation and recovery

It is a tragic irony that Africa, the largest...

Mar 3 (GIN) – The bad old days of the 1980s and 1990s when Burundi was widely considered a police state may be making a comeback.

Some 300,000 people lost their lives in the country’s civil...

Mar. 2 (GIN) – As billions pour into Mozambique from foreign investors scooping up fields of coal and natural gas, the signs of new-found wealth are impossible to miss.

Expensive European-...

Mar. 2 (GIN) – With kidnappings and violent attacks almost a daily occurrence in Nigeria, the disappearance of an American missionary appears to have stirred a new wave of outrage among the...

Mar. 3 (GIN) – A five million dollar prize for exemplary leadership, good governance and defending human rights has been awarded to the president of Namibia, it was announced this week.

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Gen. Bazilio Olara Okello

[Africa Focus: Uganda]

A member of the family of the late Lt. Gen. Bazilio Olara Okello, the former Uganda Army...

Feb. 24 (GIN) – From a camp for displaced people amidst war, Victor Ochen was never far from the strife that afflicted Uganda over a decade ago. The Lord’s Resistance Army abducted his elder...

Feb. 23 (GIN) - After twin suicide bombings at a popular Mogadishu hotel last week that killed 25 and wounded 40, news reporters were seen swarming through the city, spotlighting the victims, the...

Feb. 23 (GIN) – An early morning fire swept through the Kusasalethu gold mine, southwest of Johannesberg, trapping close to 500 workers on a Sunday shift.

The miners were more than 7,500...

PRESS RELEASE
 
On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, the Ambassador of the Netherlands in Kigali, Ms. Leoni Cuelenaere, paid a visit to political prisoner and...

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