Getting Africa’s Youth a Seat at the Table in Politics

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Femi Tunde Okunlola

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the former Iranian president became the subject of controversy after announcing his intention to run for office in April, 2017; for the third time. Continue reading “Getting Africa’s Youth a Seat at the Table in Politics”

Why Africans should support justice in DRC by acknowledging the Congolese genocide

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Benedicte Kumbi

Last year friends such as Ugandan Josephine Apira and Rwandan comrades of the same struggle Ambrose Nzeyimana and Rene Claudel Mugenzi agreed to support a petition we as Congolese had written regarding the situation in the Great Lakes.

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University researcher jailed for calling Ugandan President ‘a pair of buttocks’

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Gloria Nakiyimba

Makerere University researcher and LGBT sympathizer Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been charged and remanded to jail for calling Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni ‘a pair of buttocks’.

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Senior Ugandan Police Officer Gunned Down

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Gloria Nakiyimba

Ugandans are still reeling from the chilling murder of senior Police officer, Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Kaweesi was shot several times on Friday morning by armed gun men who were moving on a motorcycle commonly known as “boda boda” in Uganda.

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Ugandan President calls on African leaders to end LRA rebels’ reign in CAR

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Gloria Nakiyimba

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni wants regional leaders to allow military commands to jointly work out a plan to flush out remnants of the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA and put an end to the suffering of the civilian population in Central African Republic.

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President Museveni reshuffles top military posts in Uganda, promoting Son to Senior Advisor

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Gloria Nakiyimba

Uganda’s Opposition has described the latest changes within the army as a move by Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni to fortify his grip on power.

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