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Mr. Stephen Tibejuka Byantwale; speaking to Black Star News in Gulu, recently.

Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries...

Update: Since this posting, with its warnings about the potential Coronavirus Disease spread in Africa, sadly, 18 countries in Africa reported cases as of March 13th.  Currently, most...

Clashes broke out Monday between forces loyal to Jubbaland leader Ahmed Madobe, above, and the national army of Somalia.

Fighting erupted in southern Somalia on Monday...

Guinea holds a constitutional referendum on Sunday that could allow President Alpha Conde to rule for 12 more years after his second term expires in December.

While longer...

Journalist, Julius Ochumgi, in a garden invaded by locusts in Kitgum district February 12, 2020.

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“The oldest and most ‘dangerous migratory pest in the...

The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed the release of Tanzanian freelance journalist Erick Kabendera but expressed concern about the hefty fines levied against him....

Thursday, California Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement after Secretary of State Michael Pompeo...

Common image of suicide rope

Police in Aswa River Region revealed that the rampant suicide in Northern Uganda is being fuelled by domestic brawls. Since October 2019 to...

 
Rwandan gospel singer, organist, and composer Kizito Mihigo has died in police custody. On February 17, the Rwandan National Police reported...

Fejiro Oliver, the publisher of the privately-owned Secret Reporters news site, is scheduled to appear in court in Nigeria’s southwestern Lagos city on May 28, 2020, after years of...

A popular Rwandan gospel musician who in 2015 was found guilty of conspiracy to murder or harm President Paul Kagame was found dead in a police cell in the capital, Kigali, in what...

The Ambazonia separatist insurgency is threatening the presidency of Cameroon President Paul Biya.

Gunmen in military fatigues and masks have killed 22 people in a village...

Yesterday members of South Africa's Parliament disrupted the annual state of the nation address by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protest the presence of apartheid-era...

Promising to give away all her wealth - estimated at $3 million - to charity when she dies, Monica Geingos is on a mission to change the image of African first ladies and tackle sexism and...

Former president Omar al-Bashir, overthrown by mass protests in 2019, will reportedly be handed over to the ICC.

Sudan's transitional authorities and rebel groups from...

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