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Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, told the Senators that she had read the UNHCR reports on Rwandan government conscription of Burundian...

After 30 years in power--the inside of a state-operated hospital

[Africa Commentary: Uganda...

FDU-Inkingi Party spokesman Joseph Bukeye, Rwandan opposition spokesman addressed his FDU-Inkingi Party's convention earlier this year.  In the background is a picture of...

Nov. 7 (GIN) – At the recently concluded Forum on Africa and China Cooperation, Chinese President Xi Jinping appeared to be everywhere – shaking hands, holding one on ones, watching cultural shows...

Dec. 7 (GIN) – Rwandan President Paul Kagame showed a flash of indignation this week at negative reactions coming from foreign allies to his plans for a third term in office which would give him...

Rwandan President Paul Kagame and US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power
Both Rwandan and Congolese Americans and other members of the Rwandan and Congolese diaspora have for years asked the United States to stop supporting the military dictatorship of Rwandan...



The private seed industry has made dramatic gains in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in recent years, gains that are likely to have profound negative impacts upon...

Nov. 30 (GIN) "Africans had the least responsibility for putting carbon in the air and yet they're feeling the brunt of climate change."

That was the view expressed by World Bank President...

Nov. 30 (GIN) –The head of the Catholic Church, making a historic trip to three countries in Africa, stopped in Nairobi’s Kangemi “informal settlement”, one of the city’s 12 enormous slums where...

Legitimacy: A friendly Secretary of State John Kerry (R) appeared Monday August 4, 2014 alongside Congolese president Joseph Kabila (L) before a bilateral meeting during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, without a mention of Kabila's human rights problems at home. &copy AP

In less than one year (November 2016), the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is scheduled to hold presidential and legislative elections. However, a tremendous amount of uncertainty surrounds the...

Mahama Refugee Camp, near the Rwandan Burundian border
Rwanda's Mahama Refugee Camp, near the Rwandan Burundian border

Western press and officials now warn that the Rwandan massacres of 1994 are close to a replay in...

Mbabazi and Besigye at Papal mass in Uganda-- the annointed ones?

While in the U.S. Pope Francis famously touched John Boehner's hands and the obstructionist...

Over for Gen. Museveni? Papal-sized turnout for Mbabazi in Gulu

GULU--Presidential candidate and former prime minister Amama Mbabazi vowed to a...

Burundian refugees in Mahama Refugee Camp on the Rwandan side of the Rwandan/Burundian border

The massacres of the last 20 years in Rwanda and Burundi have...

Gen. Museveni -- said opposition presidential candidates Mbabazi and Besigye were both failures in NRM

[Africa: Uganda Elections 2016]

Gen...

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