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Burundi’s Political Parties Forum Calls For Regional Cooperation

Dozens of Political parties in Burundi grouped under the Permanent Dialogue Forum (FDP) have collectively appealed for reviving and strengthening the country’s...

Uganda: 2021 – MPs Reject Digital Campaigns

Members of Parliament (MPs) sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Thursday, rejected the Electoral Commission's (EC) decision banning open...

Danger: Burundi’s new president

Two glaring absences marked the swearing-in ceremony of Burundi’s new president, retired army general Évariste Ndayishimiye. The first was understandable. The second,...

I’m not going anywhere, CJ tells Kenyans

Chief Justice David Maraga has insisted he will fight to the bitter end amid intensified efforts to push him out of office,...

Why you won’t see festivities during Rwanda’s independence day

Rwanda did not really gain independence on July 1, 1962, according to Senator Tito Rutaremara. That day, he explains,...

Burundi unveils cabinet dominated by hardliners

New Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye has unveiled a slimmed-down cabinet of only 15 ministers, dominated by regime hardliners such as the head...

KENYA: Kivutha Kibwana announces presidential bid

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana has officially announced that he will be in the ballot for the presidency in the 2022 election.

Burundi: Ex-president Nkurunziza to be buried in a state funeral

Pierre Nkurunziza died at the age of 55 of what the government said was 'heart failure'.an hour ago

Rwanda: Lawmakers Seek Increased Judicial Cooperation to End Impunity

Lawmakers have urged cooperation between countries in regard to extraditing and bringing criminal suspects, including genocide fugitives, to justice.

Burundi Picks Regime Hardliner as Prime Minister

Burundi's national assembly on Tuesday approved the nomination of Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni, a hardliner under U.S. sanctions for his alleged role in political...

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Salva Kiir Mayardit Address to the Nation on the Ninth Anniversary of the Country’s Independence

His Excellency, Good evening fellow citizens. I come before you this evening to wish you...

UNHCR calls on South Sudan leaders to reinvigorate peace efforts on 9th anniversary of independence

Nine years since South Sudan gained independence and became the world’s youngest nation, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is calling on the...

With schools closed, child labour on the rise in lockdown Uganda

Every morning soon after dawn, 10-year-old Moses leaves home carrying trays of hard-boiled eggs and walks for half an hour to sell...

How did the crisis in South Sudan start?

Akot Deng Ngongdit - South Sudan legitimately attained her independence from Sudan in July/09/2011, but the hard-won celebration was short-lived, and entered...

Kenyan police fire teargas, arrest protesters marching against the brutality

 Kenyan police on Tuesday fired teargas and arrested activists gathering for a march against perceived government injustice that has been given extra...
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