Africa

Uganda's Museveni -- is he next?

In Burkina Faso the youth have done what all the young people of Africa should do -- chase away from power thieving dictators who...

Anglo-Leasing: Kenyan attorney general Githu Muigai could learn something from Jesse Mashate

[Black Star Editorial]

Kenya's Attorney...

Youth Power in Burkina Faso ejected a dictator

[Black Star News Editorial]

Burkina Faso's dictator Blaise Compaore is the latest ruler to...

Comrades. Guy Scott -- Zambia's president for 90 days shares a laugh with Mugabe

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Zambia...

Oct. 27 (GIN) – South African prosecutors announced plans this week to appeal the conviction and sentence given to athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in what was...

Oct. 27 (GIN) – With media stoking fears of a spreading Ebola crisis, medical professionals and other experts have been taking pains to keep cool heads above the super-heated news frenzy.

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Oct. 27 (GIN) – The ruling Botswana Democratic Party won a majority of seats in parliamentary elections this past week, ensuring a second five year term for President Ian Khama whose party has...

Oct. 27 (GIN) – North African Tunisians whose rebellion sparked the so-called Arab Spring in 2011, turned out in force to elect a secular party - Nidaa Tounes – over the incumbent Islamist Ennahda...

We have praised Cuba on these pages for sending 461 doctors to West Africa to help combat the Ebola outbreak.  In a country with a population of just over 10 million, proportionately, this would...

Oct. 20 (GIN) –With frustration boiling over at government foot-dragging over the fate of 219 girls, kidnapped from a government secondary school in Chibok last April, the Nigerian government took...

Oct. 20 (GIN) – President Robert Mugabe’s land reform initiative turned lives upside down in the year 2000 and now upside down again as the settlers who moved onto lands that white farmers once...

Oct. 20 (GIN) – Can you test a promising new Ebola drug by giving it to one sample infected group and giving a deactivated placebo to another?

That’s the issue dividing medical experts at a...

Gen. Museveni, in power for 28 years and seeking to rig another vote in 2016

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Gen. David Sejusa, the ex-Museveni...

Raul Castro dispatched 461 doctors to West Africa

[Publisher's Commentary]

Cuba has shown the world that the only way to fight Ebola is to...

Juvenal Habyarimana: In BBC documentary "Rwanda's Untold Story," several former aides blame Paul Kagame for the assassination

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