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Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza Threatens To Fight AU Peacekeepers

The President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, has threatened to fight African Union (AU) peacekeepers if they were deployed in the country to halt violence...

Tobacco Regulation In Kenya

The British parliament, last year, despite fierce lobbying from tobacco companies, decided that from May 2016 cigarettes would be sold only in plain packaging...

New Rebel Group Formed In Burundi To Oust President Nkurunziza

A rebel leader in Burundi said on Wednesday that opposition has come together for the first time with the stated aim of using force to...

Group Accuses Burundi of Systematic Killings in capital

According to a report by a UK-based human rights group, Burundi’s security forces systematically killed dozens of people on December 11 as an act...

Bus Passengers Killed In Kenya Ambush Near Somalia Border

Not less than two people have been killed in an ambush on a passenger bus in Kenya’s northeast near the border with Somalia, an official...

Boats Over Books For Many Of Ugandan Children

Gracious Omondi invigilates the classroom. With incessant, searching eyes, he zigzags the only quarter filled, unpainted room, looking out for the wandering gaze of...

Deadly Bomb Attack Targets Somalia’s Capital Mogadishu

Somali police said several people have been killed after armed men detonated a car bomb and opened fire on a busy road in Somalia’s...

Burundi To Prevent Foreign Troops From Entering Its Borders

The government of Burundi has reacted angrily to the African Union’s decision to deploy a 5,000 strong peacekeeping force to curb ongoing violence in the...

Rwandans Back The President’s Third Term Contest

Rwandan National Electoral Commission (NEC) ‎has announced the provisional results of the referendum that show the majority have voted for an amendment to the...

Radio Project Reaching Out To Prostitutes In Ethiopia

Tens of thousands of women, many underage, in Ethiopia are being driven to a life of prostitution. The country’s deeply conservative culture makes it...

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