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Zambia’s presidential hopefuls for the August 11, general elections have kicked off campaigns after filing nominations.

The front-runner and United Party for National Development (UPND)...

“There will be no customary land in Northern Uganda in the next five years if you don’t wake up now. All land will be individual lands. Even today, there are more than fifty applications for...

Toolit left and Oulanyah. Source: www.monitor.co.ug

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While Forum for Democratic Change...

 
On May 19th 2016, the Rwandan government ordered Dutch lawyer Caroline Buisman to leave Rwanda immediately,...

Prime minister Proscovia Salaamu Musumba

The head of Uganda’s popularly-elected government, Dr. Kizza...

 

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL UNITY

The run up to the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections was from the outset characterized by...

“World Bank does not just give money to a sector since the Financial Agreement is always fixed. You have to compete with other sectors like Education and Health. If you want USMID II, then...

Katumbi and Kabila no longer see eye-to-eye

 

Congo's President Joseph Kabila has borrowed a page from his mentor Uganda's dictator Yoweri Museveni and...

The last hurrah?

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During his swearing in on Thursday, Uganda's second president, Gen. Yoweri Museveni, again denounced the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a "bunch...

Dr Besigye was sworn in by a judge and when his party announced the news he was arrested soon after

Adding another twist to Gen. Yoweri Museveni's May 12 swearing-in plans the United...

The run up to the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections was from the outset characterized by unprecedented levels of police and military interference, mass detentions without charge,...

A Ugandan judge has presided over the swearing-in ceremony and administered the presidential oath and oath of allegiance to the President of the Government of National Unity, Col. (Rtd.) Dr Kizza...

Apire Erick wears a suit where everyone else is in rags.

The people of northern Uganda suffered the dual effect of the brutal LRA insurgency and forced displacement....

Multiple Congolese and U.S. sources inform The Black Star News that Congolese security forces are planning to provoke an incident that could spark violence in Lubumbashi, the country's second...

It’s clear the February elections were deeply flawed.

Local observers determined they were not free and fair, and international electoral observers presented a mountain of evidence of how...

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