Africa

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...

Rwanda's Gen. Paul Kagame

Fourth of July, Rwanda's sole ruling party, the Rwandese Patriotic Front (RPF), will be celebrating Liberation Day.

On the 1st of...

Dr. Jill Biden

Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), her second stop on a three-country visit to Africa.

Dr. Biden’s trip...

Exiled Ugandan Gen. David Sejusa

[Passings]

Compatriots,

This is to inform you about the passing of our mother Joyce Kemitano. She...

Jun. 30 (GIN) – At a summit last week of African heads of state, the president of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea strongly rebuked western countries for “interfering” in Africa, and urged leaders to...

Jun. 30 (GIN) - South Africa will restart the claims process that provides compensation to black families who were illegally removed from their land during white rule. The window for those claims...

Jun. 30 (GIN) – A popular Nigerian comic is losing fans fast as he goes on the attack over a rape joke that fell flat.

The joke sparked an exodus of fans who abandoned the comedian Bright...

Jun. 30 (GIN) – Nearly 300 school-age girls are still in the hands of Boko Haram, a Nigerian terrorist group, but they’re not the only group of young women yanked from school against their will...

Tanzania's Minister for Land, Housing and Urban Settlements, Anna...

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