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Eritrean troops fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray state systematically killed hundreds of unarmed civilians

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Eritrean troops fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray state systematically killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in the northern city of Axum on 28-29 November 2020, opening fire in...

Image of the Multipurpose Research Laboratory at Gulu univesity

The Multipurpose Research Laboratory at Gulu University for testing infectious diseases including COVID-19 pandemic

Doctors of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital regret referring their COVID-...

Isaias Afwerki

Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The mass killings on 28 and 29 November may amount to a crime against humanity, Amnesty International says in a report...

Paul Rusesabagina

“With every war, kidnapping, and murder on foreign soil, Kagame’s critics ask if he’s finally gone too far, while the US continues as Rwanda’s top bilateral donor.”

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Bobi Wine

Bobi Wine shown in his protective gear and bullet proof vehicle. All needed in Museveni's Uganda. Photo: Facebook.

The parasitic and shameless Uganda government led by election thief Gen....

 jockey Fallou Diop, still only 19,

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Having won Senegal's top prize two years ago, jockey Fallou Diop, still only 19, hopes to realise his dream of racing in France next year.

"I want to be the best...

The official figure for Nigeria is 153,000 cases with 1,862 deaths.

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A Covid-19 antibodies survey in Nigeria suggests that four million people in Lagos state alone have had the virus - more than has been officially recorded for the whole of...

Paul Rusesabagina faces nine charges including terrorism and murder

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The businessman whose role in saving more than 1,000 lives inspired the film Hotel Rwanda has gone on trial in Kigali. Paul Rusesabagina faces nine charges including...

South Africa’s unemployment rate climbed to a record in the fourth quarter

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South Africa’s unemployment rate climbed to a record in the fourth quarter as more people started to look for jobs in an economy that was ravaged by lockdown restrictions to...

Bobi Wine Presumptive winner of Uganda's presidential election

[My Free Thoughts]

As the Western countries that fund dictator Gen. Yoweri Museveni’s regime in Uganda continue to distance themselves, challenger and presumptive winner of the Jan. 14...

Rwot David Onen-Acana in traditional wear

 

Rwot David Anen-Acana II is the de-facto leader of 57 council of chiefs

“Our boys and girls are co-habiting because they cannot afford...

Black Star News, Rep. Ilhan Omar, situation in Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Oromo political prisoners, UN High Commissio

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Rep. Ilhan Omar released the following statement on the ongoing situation in Ethiopia.

“My first trip abroad as a Member of Congress was to Ethiopia. I am also...

death of Seif Sharif Hamad, popularly known as Maalim Seif, at the age of 77.

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The vice-president of Tanzania's semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar has died, nearly three weeks after his party said he had contracted Covid-19.

No...

 domination of global medicine by major pharmaceutical companies needs to be confronted to provide fairer access to vaccines

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The domination of global medicine by major pharmaceutical companies needs to be confronted to provide fairer access to vaccines, a leading South African official has said....

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

[From The Archives]

Richard Nixon feared dictator Idi Amin—whom he referred to as an “ape”— would “slaughter” 7,000 Britons living in Uganda...

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