Africa

Gen. Museveni. What ballots when I have bullets?

The Constitutional Court, sitting in the Eastern Ugandan city of Mbale, has ruled that Parliament was right to lift the 75-year Age Limit...

Isabel dos Santos. Photo: Facebook.

Just think for a minute. In a two-year span, a father gave his daughter, among several contracts, four that were worth over US $22 billion. The father is...

Over the past week and a half, about 200 people from the northern Uganda village of Apaa have traveled 100 kilometers to the town of Gulu seeking safety – and help – after Ugandan soldiers...

Front View of State House where the national cake is unequally distributed.

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“Let the children first be filled, for it is not meet to...

Some of the Apaa200, holed up at U.N. compound for safety from Gen. Museveni's troops.

PETITION

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Mr. Mao Norbert (in blue neck tie), addressing the media in Gulu.

“If you have a snake in your house, are you going to negotiate with the snake to get out? Our struggle...

Nelson Mandela. Source: YouTube

(Nelson Mandela's April 20, 1964 statement at his Rivonia Trial in South Africa).

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Former President Obama delivers the Nelson Mandela lecture yesterday in South Africa. Photo: NBC Screenshot via Twitter

MR. OBAMA: Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you very much. Thank...

From the archives: Sam Nujoma, who went on to become Namibia's first president, shown with Dr. Theo Ben Gurirab

Dr. Theo Ben Gurirab, Namibia’s first foreign minister and second prime...

Obama and Michelle. Photo: Facebook.

This week, I’m traveling to Africa for the first time since I left office – a continent of wonderful diversity, thriving culture, and remarkable...

Uganda land-grab victims seek intervention from Prince Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Photo: news.un.org 

GULU, Uganda...

A scene at a Mobile Money kiosk and a nearby newspaper stand in Gulu City

“It is now eleven o’clock and I have just received seven customers. Five came to deposit while...

Rosatom—Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation—has recently signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with a number of African nations to build nuclear power plants within their borders. I...

Gen. Museveni disembarks from $50 million Gulf Stream jet he bought with stolen foreign aid money. U.S. still sends $1 billion annually.

 

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Maasai herders with their cattle inside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Photo Credit: The Oakland Institute
 
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