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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.

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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...

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...

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