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IGAD Drought Resilience Summit

An Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD conference is underway in Kampala, Uganda. IGAD members are meeting to discuss ways of mitigating extreme weather and...

Egypt: 529 People Sentenced to Death in Brotherhood Mass Trial

Egypt has opened another mass trial for supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. 683 defendants face charges of murder and sabotage including  the Muslim...

CONCERNS RAISED AFTER EGYPT SENTENCES 529 PEOPLE TO DEATH

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, has termed the Egyptian mass trial of 1,200 Muslim brotherhood members to death as a gross...

AU BRANDS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC MILITIA AS “TERRORISTS”

The African Union has branded  the Anti-Balaka militia that is targeting Muslims in the Central African Republic as “terrorists and enemy combatants”. These sentiments...

UN proposes 12,000 peacekeepers to be deployed in Central African Republic

The United Nations has recommended the deployment of nearly 12,000 peacekeepers in the Central African Republic, to re-establish order. The recommendation was included in a report...

Ethiopia shifting gears from athletics to motorsports

Ethiopia's better known for its runners than its drivers. But officials there are hoping to change all that. They invited drivers and bikers from...

Uganda Tennis

Uganda is limited to hosting local championships,  and very few locals have won here. But that could all be about to change. The local...

Lupita Nyong’o wins best supporting actress in ’12 Years a Slave’...

Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o won the Oscar for best supporting actress on Sunday. She was awarded for her role as the hardworking slave Patsey...

Hollande in Central African Republic

French President Francois Hollande is expected in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui today. This is his second visit since he sent troops to...

Nigeria’s Centenary Celebrations

Despite violent attacks by suspected militant group Boko Haram in the northeast, thousands of Nigerians thronged the national stadium in the country's capital, Abuja...
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