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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has accused some African leaders of cowardice. The criticism comes in the wake of the African Union’s push for permanent seats on the United Nation’s Security Council.
The President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema has promoted his son Teodorin Nguema Obiang to the position of Vice President in charge of defense and security, according to a decree read on Wednesday on state television.
Forum for Democratic Change party has revealed during their Thursday national wide protests the government is suspected to have used some security agents from outside the country to harass, shot and beat their supporters during protests.
Rescuers find young girl in bucket wrapped in a blanket after disaster in which 23 people died.
Authorities in Kenya have arrested the owner of a building that collapsed Friday in the capital, Nairobi, as the death toll from the accident rose to at least 21 people.
State House: A UPDF soldier attached to Special Forces Command [SFC] has been struck dead by lightning and others are nursing wounds.
President Kenyatta sets fires to biggest stockpile of ivory tusks ever destroyed, in statement against ivory trade.
At least 14 people have been killed and many others injured or displaced after heavy rains pounded Kenya’s capital Nairobi Friday night, the police said Saturday.
Thousands of South Africans took to the streets across the country on Wednesday to press their demand that President Jacob Zuma should step down.
Uganda: Another top Uganda’s General and Court Martial chairman Maj. Gen. Levi Karuhanga has died aged 60 at Nakasero Hospital.
Uganda: The High Court in Kampala has sentenced to death a 40-year-old man who defiled and infected his daughter with HIV/AIDS.
Kampala: A building under construction along Makerere Hill road has collapsed leaving an unknown number of people hurt.
Ugandan police will lift their luggage and leave the home of the President Yoweri Museveni’s greatest rival, they said on Friday, weeks after restricting his movements when he lost an election he said was rigged.
High Court in Kampala has granted bail to former coordinator of intelligence services, Gen David Sejusa.
Supreme Court has dismissed an election petition filed by former Prime Minister seeking the annulment of President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory.
Arusha. The East African Community (EAC) election observers have described the last Sunday’s rerun of the general election in Zanzibar saying it was characterised by intimidating and thus instilled fear due to the tight security that was deployed there.
Unidentified gunmen Tuesday night killed three people in separate incidents in southern Burundi - two in Bururi province and another one in Makamba province, local administration authorities said Wednesday.
The legal team of independent presidential candidate, Amama Mbabazi has asked the Supreme court to order for a vote recount at the district level or nullify the presidential elections altogether, saying the Electoral Commission didn’t comply with the law.
Tanzania Nineteen people have been sentenced to death after being convicted of killing albinos, the Tanzanian government has confirmed.
JUBA, Fresh fighting in previously peaceful areas of South Sudan’s Western Equatoria state has forced thousands of people to flee into countries including Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and even the volatile Central African Republic.
A spokesman of a Burundian opposition party Friday criticized a report of the country’s attorney general rejecting allegations on the existence of mass graves after attacks on military camps on Dec. 11, 2015.
A second rebel group, which calls itself “Uganda Saving Force” [USF], has propped up and claimed responsibility for the attack on Kapchorwa police station.
Ugandans living in California USA on Friday took to the streets of Los Angeles [L.A] to protest against President Yoweri Museveni.
As we have just been counting down to the ’warm’ welcome and to see the official return of Uganda’s Bad Black all the way from University of Understanding, Luzira prison, also bad news about her lover’s arrest sneaked in. Bad Black is concluding her four-year prison period at Luzira.
All set. The former prime minister’s team will be lead by Mr John Mary Mugisha who pushed for the expulsion of four NRM MPs out of Parliament.
After the 2011 elections, all political parties (including NRM) concurred that electoral and political reforms were necessary in order to have free and fair elections in 2016.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that an El Nino-induced drought in Swaziland has left at least 300,000 people, a third of the nation’s population, in dire need of humanitarian assistance, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters Friday.
Benin goes to the polls Sunday to choose a new president, and the ballot is long a record 33 candidates. Incumbent Thomas Boni Yayi is stepping down after serving his maximum of two terms.
A Somali military court has sentenced to death a former journalist who helped al-Shabab kill five fellow reporters.
Misungwi. A family of seven has drowned in Lake Victoria after a boat they were travelling in capsized near Lubili village in the district.
South Africa’s top court has rejected Olympian Oscar Pistorius’ right to last attempt to appeal against his conviction for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Military officers and a self-defense fighter say dozens of emaciated Boko Haram fighters begging for food have surrendered to soldiers in Nigeria.
MOGADISHU, Security forces killed six Al-Shabaab militants and five others injured at Ceel-Cade neighborhoods near Haradhere town in Mudug region of central Somalia.
The government of Tanzania and Uganda agreed to jointly implement a 1,120-kilometre oil pipeline project on Tuesday aimed at benefiting the two east African countries.
President Museveni has prepared a team of 40 eminent lawyers in Kampala who are expected to defend his election victory at the Supreme Court,
NBS television journalist Remmy Bahati has been arrested outside FDC candidate, Kizza Besigye’s home in Kasangati.
A bomb scare shook downtown Kampala Tuesday morning sending city dwellers into a panic.
Suspected Ugandan rebels killed 13 civilians in an overnight raid on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the army has said.
BUJUMBURA, Burundi, Burundian authorities have discovered three bodies in a single grave in the capital, heightening concerns about the existence of mass graves in the violence-plagued country.
At least 30 people have been killed in twin bomb attacks claimed by Shebab Islamists in the Somali city of Baidoa, the regional governor said Monday.