Africa

Jul 28 (GIN) – Militants appear to be gaining the upper hand in West Africa’s spreading ethnic/religious fighting. This week, insurgents with Nigeria’s Boko Haram launched a cross-border attack on...

Jul 28 (GIN) – South African tea planters won a major victory over European and U.S. tea dealers this week. They defeated efforts by a French firm to gain control of the name “Rooibos” - a popular...

Robert Nkwangu from Uganda -- one of the young Africans who met with President Obama today

 

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE WASHINGTON FELLOWSHIP FOR YOUNG...

Now that Wade is out of office, who will be the next champion of Diaspora Africa?

 

The African Diaspora needs a new African-Diaspora-centered African...

Gen. Museveni; No Longer At Ease....

 

[Op-Ed]

The politics of independent Uganda has been characterized by intimidation, physical...

The late Lt. Col. Ogole

[Op-Ed]

I write on behalf of CDC to state our commitment to Freedom and Unity Front (FUF) and to the core...

Prof. Amii Omara-Otunnu, FUF Chairman

[Op-Ed: Statement]

FREEDOM AND UNITY FRONT (FUF):

THE STRUGGLE TO REDEEM AND RENEW UGANDA...

Jul. 21 (GIN) – Nairobi-based author Okwiri Oduor was the highly-acclaimed winner of this year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African writing. The much-awaited selection was announced last week in...

Jul. 21 (GIN) – Nigerien activists planning peaceful demonstrations during a recent visit of French President Francois Hollande found themselves in custody after police raided homes including that...

Jul. 21 (GIN) – At an upcoming “Girl Summit” this week in London, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) will speak out against a growing trend of young girls pushed to marry at 14 and then...

Jul. 21 (GIN) - The AIDS activist community shared a moment of silence this week in remembrance of the six leaders in AIDS research who perished last week in an aircraft explosion. Among the dead...

Uganda's Gen. Museveni

[Publisher's Commentary]

Gen. Yoweri Museveni, dictator of 28 years and Uganda's head homophobe will be in...

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]...

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