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Sep. 2 (GIN) – Photos of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf looking tired or grim suggest the toll the current Ebola epidemic has taken on the 75 year old leader.

The crisis, for...

Sep. 2 (GIN) – Following fierce fighting with government forces, the insurgent Boko Haram captured new ground in Borno state – sending thousands of civilians into exile, along with soldiers,...

Sep. 2 (GIN) – In the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, encircled by South Africa, there’s trouble in paradise.

Prime Minister Tom Thabane, fearing a military coup, slipped out of the country...

Dr. Sarh Rogers

Yet again, we’ve lost another hero to the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone.

Liberia and Guinea are also combating the disease, also...

Jutsice Odoki -- he and Gen. Museveni were up to political and judicial mischief.

 

More commentary is warranted regarding the ruling a few weeks ago by...

Archbishop Luwum's portrait. Source: dioceseofnorthernuganda.blogspot.com

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Aug. 25 (GIN) – Some 400 delegates from 36 African countries are expected to fill the halls at the 18th annual Highway Africa conference for media activism which takes place Sept. 7-8 at Rhodes...

Aug. 25 (GIN) – An airlift of emergency supplies needed for those treating Liberians with the virus Ebola was launched this weekend by the U.N. children’s fund – known as Unicef.

“The...

Aug. 25 (GIN) – Soccer star Albert Ebosse Bodjongo of Cameroon was killed almost instantly by a stone lobbed from the bleachers in the Tizi Ouzou stadium of north-central Algeria this weekend. He...

Commander, Gen. Museveni; would have clocked 30 years when he seeks 5 more in 2016

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The challenge to effectively confront and...

Prison in Sierra Leone (Source: The Guardian)

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As long standing weaknesses in Sierra Leone’s healthcare system become exposed...

Burden of misrule? Gen. Yoweri Museveni, after 28 years of dictatorship time for transitional administration columnist says

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Aug. 18 (GIN) – A maximum security prison was the scene of an out-of-the-ordinary graduation ceremony in Kenya.

Lifer Peter Ouko, surrounded by friends and family, received his diploma in...

Aug. 18 (GIN) – A commission hearing testimony on last year’s deadly miners’ strike, heard that white employees at the Lonmin mine got preferential treatment at the expense of their black...

Aug. 18 (GIN) – An Ebola isolation center was overrun by Liberians in the capital city Monrovia over the weekend, as fear and confusion lead some to accuse western countries of inventing a killer...

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