Africa

Sep. 15 (GIN) –Between $100- and $180 million have been committed to the fight against the Ebola virus in West Africa – an amount considered way too little and reaching the needy way too slowly....

Sep. 15 (GIN) – About 500 refugees are feared dead after their vessel was rammed by traffickers in icy Mediterranean waters, according to two Palestinians who survived the ordeal.

The boat...

Sep. 15 (GIN) – The upset decision by Judge Thokozile Masipa that found Olympian Oscar Pistorius not guilty for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp stunned South Africans who had been...

Heil! Ugandan dictator Museveni -- combined with political woes since independence, his 28 years dictatorship has heightened talk of Buganda secession

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Healthcare workers in West Africa are challenged

As of this writing, the death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in Africa stands at over 2,000 with Liberia the...

Author believes collective leadership can block tyranny after demise of Gen. Museveni, Uganda's dictator of 28 years

Uganda is slightly over fifty years old since...

 

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The Leadership of the United African Congress and Give Them A Hand Foundation have cared and been counted. The  Ambassadors of the Republic of Guinea...

Sep. 8 (GIN) – A U.S. drone war on the insurgency in Somalia has overlooked the war on women – specifically the abuse, rapes and attacks on women and girls by AMISOM - the African Union Mission in...

Sep. 8 (GIN) – A blizzard of brickbats, insults and other aspersions aimed at South Africa’s Public Protector assigned to investigate the taxpayer-financed country estate of President Jacob Zuma,...

Sep. 8 (GIN) – Angola’s crude oil is proving sweet to U.S. buyers who are snapping it up as fast as they are dropping purchases from Nigeria, according to data released by the U.S. Energy...

Sep. 8 (GIN) – Environmental activists at Greenpeace Africa have launched a global campaign to block efforts by Eskom, South Africa’s public power utility, to release more polluting coal dust in...

Generalissimo Museveni -- after 28 years gearing for another rigged election

The great majority of people in Uganda, with a growing political consciousness forged...

Heil! Gen. Museveni, 28 years in power. Writer warns Ugandans to avoid chaos that engulfed Mexico after Porfirio Diaz's ouster

Political marriage of convenience...

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,...

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