Africa

Aug. 18 (GIN) – A U.S. and U.K.-funded anti-terrorism unit has carried out a series of killings and "enforced disappearances" during its fight against militant Islamists in Kenya, says the NY-...

Museveni -- the Ugandan general was isolated at U.S.-Africa Summit while Tanzania's Jakaya Kikwete and Rwanda's Paul Kagame were invited on a panel

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Aug. 11 (GIN) – Wives of military soldiers say they are fed up with government’s top brass sending under-equipped foot soldiers to fight the better-armed Boko Haram rebels. Skirmishes with the...

Aug. 11 (GIN) – At a gay pride rally on the shores of Lake Victoria, over 100 members of Uganda’s oppressed sexual minority led a party of music, dancing and laughter. The event marked the “...

Aug. 11 (GIN) – If researchers are correct, a two year old in southeastern Guinea, who died last year with Ebola symptoms, was the unsuspecting carrier of the disease soon to wreak havoc in at...

Aug. 11 (GIN) – Charles Onyango-Obbo of The East African, a Kenyan daily, joined a growing number of writers and scholars questioning the aims of the US-Africa Summit. Where, he asked, were the...

 

As I write, there are reports of negotiations ongoing between the Sierra Leone government and nurses at the main government hospital in the capital over an ultimatum issued by the nurses...

President Obama with African leaders at the summit -- author says good governance and industrialization needed for development

[U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit...

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Africa’s leaders unanimously agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by 2025 with the signing of the Malabo Declaration at the 23rd...

Uganda has hosted its first gay pride rally since a draconian anti-homosexuality law was overturned by the courts.

Sandra Ntebi, organiser of the rally held on Saturday in Entebbe, 35km...

Gen. Museveni believes he can buy a good image in the U.S. with $600,000

 

[Commentary]

President Yoweri Museveni's regime's...

 

Rep. Charles Rangel

 

Congressman Charles B. Rangel (NY-13), who made history as the first African American chairman of the powerful House Ways...

Kikwete and Mahama

[U.S.-Africa Summit: Reporter's Notebook]

Yesterday I attended one of the myriads of talk-events in the context of the...

Gen. Museveni -- reportedly asked Kofi Annan to block ICC investigation into alleged crimes by Uganda's army in Congo. At the time Luis Moreno Ocampo was ICC chief Prosecutor...

President Obama

[U.S.-Africa Business Leaders' Summit: Day Two]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws...

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