Nigerian Court Upholds President’s February Election Win

ABUJA - A Nigerian court on Wednesday upheld President Muhammadu Buhari's election victory earlier this year, dismissing a request by opposition parties to overturn the result over claims of voting irregularities.

Buhari, 76, won a …

Aid Groups Suspend Work in Ethiopia After 2 Killed

Humanitarian aid efforts by the United Nations and other groups have been suspended in Ethiopia's Gambella regional state after the deaths of two aid workers there, a local U.N. official said Friday.

Steven Were Omamo, …

State Media: Mugabe to Be Buried Next Sunday

HARARE - Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is expected to be buried next Sunday, state media reported.

Mugabe, an ex-guerrilla leader who became the southern African country's first leader following independence from white minority rule …

Mak Heads of Department tipped on effective research leadership

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has appealed to Heads of Department to build strong research leadership structures that can meet Makerere University research agenda; of being a research led university. Speaking …

UN Official Calls Zimbabwe Crackdown on Activists ‘Intolerable’

HARARE - The outgoing United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe, Bishow Parajuli, says the current crackdown targeting opposition demonstrators and activists is "intolerable," because the country's constitution allows citizens to protest.

The U.N. envoy expressed …

UN Official Calls Zimbabwe Crackdown on Activists ‘Intolerable’

HARARE - The outgoing United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe, Bishow Parajuli, says the current crackdown targeting opposition demonstrators and activists is "intolerable," because the country's constitution allows citizens to protest.

The U.N. envoy expressed …