Commonwealth, AU, OIF Call for Peace and Unity in Cameroon

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Three international organizations have ended an official visit to Cameroon with a call for efforts to restore security, justice and the conditions for the resumption of normal life in English-speaking northwest and …

Ugandan Pageant Fights HIV Stigma

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Nearly one-third of Uganda's new HIV infections occur among 15-to-25-year-olds, who say that although there has been progress, stigma is still a problem. To raise awareness ahead of World AIDS Day on …

Uganda deports 32 Rwandans for illegal entry

KAMPALA, Thirty-two Rwandans who were arrested in west Uganda, in an operation against people accused of illegally entering the country, have been deported.

This comes after 24 Ugandans working in Rwanda were also expelled over …

The American Holiday Africa Has Adopted: Black Friday

JOHANNESBURG - Forget Thanksgiving. In Africa, consumers are forgoing the turkey dinner and family drama. Instead, they are, in huge numbers, celebrating the bonanza that comes the day after:

Marketing website Black Friday Global estimates …

Namibia President Takes Lead in Partial Election Results

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - Namibia's President Hage Geingob on Friday looked set to secure a second term with partial results from this week's general election showing him leading with 56 percent of the vote.

The southwestern …

Namibia President Takes Lead in Partial Election Results

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - Namibia's President Hage Geingob on Friday looked set to secure a second term with partial results from this week's general election showing him leading with 56 percent of the vote.

The southwestern …