Africa

Dec. 28 (GIN) – With only days to go before a self-imposed deadline for defeating Boko Haram, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has declared a “technical” victory against the militants.

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Dec. 28 (GIN) - An international arrest warrant has been issued for the ex-president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore, for his suspected role in the 1987 killing of former president Thomas Sankara...

Dec. 28 (GIN) – Social media networks in 2015 reached new heights in organizing popular protest and calls for change.

Some of the most effective campaigns used Twitter with such hashtags as...

Dec. 28 (GIN) –This was the year African economies were poised to rise and invest some of their new-found capital in jobs and infrastructure. But the triple threat of climate change, falling oil...

 

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on authorities in Ethiopia to release the editor-in-chief of Negere Ethiopia...

Gen. Museveni; after 30 years dictatorship, looks to extend in February

[Africa Commentary: Uganda]

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Dr. Kizza Besigye addressing the Media in Gulu on Wednesday

GULU, Uganda--A leading presidential candidate in Uganda’s February 18, 2016 election has said...

Gen. Kagame -- Opposition RNC calls referendum to lift term limits "treasonable"

 

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Pope Francis in Uganda


[Analysis: November Papal African Tour]


Will Pope Francis's appeal to Christians not to just "stand by" in...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari -- will new media law stiffle press freedom?

[Global Africa: Media]

The Committee to Protect...

Prof. Baryamureeba stresses a point during a press briefing at the Northern Uganda Media Club (NUMEC) in Gulu town on December 12, 2015.

One of the presidential...

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...

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