Africa

Chairperson of the AU Commission Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma sees peace and security as paramount

[Commentary On Development Issues]

The...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn

Nairobi, July 17, 2014-An Ethiopian court charged nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April with...

People take shelter under the "dero" from sun heat. Here a woman is shown with her plantains (bananas).

[The Food Movement: Land Ownership In Africa]...

Gen. Sejusa

Just a week after calling for a debate on the use of force to end nearly 30 years of President Yoweri Museveni’s presidency, Gen....

Jul. 14 (GIN) – A Pakistani teen who survived certain death from a terrorist’s gunshot to her face has met with the mothers of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by elements of the group Boko Haram....

Jul. 14 (GIN) – A contentious debate will take place this week in England’s House of Lords on a subject close to the heart of Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, now an outspoken...

Jul. 14 (GIN) – Survivors of the Nigerian civil war that raged for 3 years and whose horror was captured in unforgettable photographic images that shocked the world have renewed their demand for...

Gen. Sejusa--file photo

LONDON--An exiled senior Ugandan army officer has called for a debate among Ugandans for an armed resistance to bring to...

Barbara Allimadi

Even though she is my younger sister, when I finally grow up, I hope to one day to be like Barbara Allimadi, a true soldier for human rights in...

[Global Food Movement]

farmer Olowale at Songhai

Organic farmer, scientist, and writer, Ruby Olisemeka recently interviewed a young...

Jul. 7 (GIN) – A Philadelphia church is calling the outpouring of support for the Liberian community “overwhelming” in light of the deaths of three 4 year olds and an infant during a fast-moving...

Jul. 7 (GIN) – General Motors South Africa has shut down its plant in Port Elizabeth where some 200,000 members of the NUMSA trade union are demanding a 12% pay hike.

Support for the union...

Jul. 7 (GIN) – Three weeks ago, Zambian President Michael Sata was airlifted on a plane to Israel. Some reports had him in a coma and said he was receiving treatment for kidney disease at the...

African leaders -- can't touch this.

[Commentary]

On Friday, 4 July 2014, the African Union (AU) amended the Protocol on the Statute of the...

Uganda's Gen. Museveni

Telling Africans and their leaders what to do – or not do – is not in my nature. Outsiders do not have a good record in this area. But...

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