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[Africa News]

GULU, Uganda--A Gulu University don, Prof. Joseph Okello-Onen, has advised African governments to turn governance challenges in the course of...

U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice greets Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in New York City on May 5, 2015.
During the first week of May, President Obama’s National Security Council (NSC) Advisor Susan Rice met with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in New York City. NSC spokesperson Bernadette Meehan...

Captain Thomas Sankara, former president of Burkina Faso, gives a press conference in Harare, on September 2, 1986 (AFP Photo/Dominique Faget)

Ouagadougou...

This is Lumumba's 90th birthday year

[Pan-Africanism: Commentary]

On May 21, 2015,  many...

This election poster for Gen. Museveni was photographed at the Central Police Station in Kampala -- police are Museveni's personal militia ...

President Bai Koroma feels the heat on emerging autocracy

The history of any Nation is always filled with moments some of which inspire, while others deflate. May...

Bin Laden -- said Al-Shabab attackers were to have planned Gen. Museveni assassination according to U.S. documents

The Al-Shabab team that launched a terrorist...

Uganda's president, Gen. Museveni-- people in Acholi region fear land grabs.

People in the northern part of Uganda are increasing their resistance to what they...

Malcolm X in Africa

"Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it"--Frantz Fanon...

President Nkurunziza -- challenges remain

The Burundi conflict escalated on May 13 with these words by Maj. Gen. Godefroid Niyombare on May 13th, in Bujumbura, the...

May 14 (GIN) – French soldiers operating as peacekeepers under a U.N. mandate reportedly sexually exploited homeless young boys, including some orphans, in the Central African Republic in a crude...

Gen. Museveni rushed back to Uganda to arrest opposition leaders when coup announced in Burundi

Reports from Kampala are that Dr. Kizza Besigye, Uganda's leading...

May 14 (GIN) – With no new infections in 42 days, Liberia has been declared free and clear of Ebola by the World Health Organization.

The announcement was made in the emergency command...

Pierre Nkurunziza

[Black Star News Editorial]

Just a few weeks ago Africans throughout the continent and around the world celebrated when...

Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma shown with President Obama--critics demand full government accounting for Ebola funds 

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