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Uganda Music Star and Opposition Legislator Granted Bail

Uganda Music Star and Opposition Legislator Granted Bail

KAMPALA Ugandan music star and opposition lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, is free on bail following his arrest earlier this week. The popular singer had been jailed for taking part in antigovernment …

AU gives Sudan military third deadline of 60-days to hand over power

AU gives Sudan military third deadline of 60-days to hand over power

KHARTOUM, The African Union, AU, has given Sudan's Transitional Military Council, TMC, two months to handover power to a civilian-led transition team.

The latest move issued on April 30 becomes the third deadline in under …

AU gives Sudan military third deadline of 60-days to hand over power

AU gives Sudan military third deadline of 60-days to hand over power

KHARTOUM, The African Union, AU, has given Sudan's Transitional Military Council, TMC, two months to handover power to a civilian-led transition team.

The latest move issued on April 30 becomes the third deadline in under …

Cholera Reported in Mozambique a Week After Cyclone

Cholera Reported in Mozambique a Week After Cyclone

Officials in northern Mozambique have declared a cholera outbreak caused by a lack of clean water left behind from Cyclone Kenneth.

More than a dozen cases have been reported a week after the storm slammed …

Cholera Reported in Mozambique a Week After Cyclone

Cholera Reported in Mozambique a Week After Cyclone

Officials in northern Mozambique have declared a cholera outbreak caused by a lack of clean water left behind from Cyclone Kenneth.

More than a dozen cases have been reported a week after the storm slammed …

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

JOHANNESBURG, South African runner Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her court challenge against IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels, but judges voiced concern with the application of the discriminatory regulations.

Semenya, …

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

JOHANNESBURG, South African runner Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her court challenge against IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels, but judges voiced concern with the application of the discriminatory regulations.

Semenya, …

Rage Over South Africa Corruption Turns Off Voters

Rage Over South Africa Corruption Turns Off Voters

JOHANNESBURG For many South African voters, the government's struggle with corruption � which in the past five years has provoked numerous inquiries, dominated headlines, and even forced out former President Jacob Zuma � isn't about …

Uganda: Order to suspend editors is a blatant attack on press freedom

Uganda: Order to suspend editors is a blatant attack on press freedom

Responding to the Uganda Communications Commission's decision to order 13 radio and TV stations to suspend their news editors, producers and heads of programming, over incitement and misrepresenting information, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for …

Uganda: Order to suspend editors is a blatant attack on press freedom

Uganda: Order to suspend editors is a blatant attack on press freedom

Responding to the Uganda Communications Commission's decision to order 13 radio and TV stations to suspend their news editors, producers and heads of programming, over incitement and misrepresenting information, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for …

One of Africa’s Richest, Media Magnate Reginald Mengi Dies

One of Africa’s Richest, Media Magnate Reginald Mengi Dies

DAR ES SALAAM Condolences are pouring in following the death Thursday of Tanzanian media magnate Reginald Mengi, ranked as one of the 50 wealthiest people in Africa and a pioneer in the area of privately-owned …

One of Africa’s Richest, Media Magnate Reginald Mengi Dies

One of Africa’s Richest, Media Magnate Reginald Mengi Dies

DAR ES SALAAM Condolences are pouring in following the death Thursday of Tanzanian media magnate Reginald Mengi, ranked as one of the 50 wealthiest people in Africa and a pioneer in the area of privately-owned …