Kenya, EA states to bar unregistered phone SIM cards (Business Daily (Kenya))

Kenya and its East African (EA) landlocked neighbours have started the process of barring all unregistered SIM cards from networks as they move to curb crime perpetuated through mobile phones. Telecommunication regulators from Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan met in Nairobi on Thursday to establish the legal and technical framework for harmonising SIM card registration in…


Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

At the Nyumanzi Transit Center in northern Uganda, refugees greet U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi with song and dance, as well as with tales of food shortages and poor living conditions. Grandi is on a tour of Uganda’s overcrowded refugee centers. Since violence began last July, nearly 90,000 South Sudanese have crossed into […]

African Film Industry Pros Learn From Hollywood

Nigerian actress Olajumoke Bello Aruwajoye had an “out-of-body” experience when she arrived in Hollywood. “It’s surreal, it’s amazing, it’s exciting for me because I never thought I would be here,” she said. Aruwajoye is one of a small handful of entertainment professionals from Africa who got a chance to come to Los Angeles for three […]