Uganda, Rwanda Leaders Sign Pact Aimed at Ending Standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and …

Cameroon Separatists Attack Over Leader’s Life Sentence

Cameroon’s Anglophone separatists have attacked towns and villages in protest after a military tribunal gave their leader and 9 supporters life sentences. Cameroon’s military says at least two people were killed in Bamenda and six …

Sudan’s Top General Sworn In as Leader of Civilian-Military Body

Sudan’s top general was sworn in Wednesday as head of a military-civilian council that will run the country for slightly more than three years until elections are held. Concerns, however, have been raised about the …

Somalia Regional Election Raises National, East African Tensions

Somalia’s regional state of Jubaland will this week elect a new president, but the electoral process has been marred by threats, intimidation, violence and outside interference.

Four candidates have expressed their interest to lead the …

Nigerian Government Ban on Imported Furniture Boosts Local Industry

Cane weaving is a Nigerian art that is decades old, but the demand for imported furniture had left many involved in the craft struggling. However, a government ban on furniture imports imposed this year is …

Kenya’s First Football Team of People Living with Albinism

Growing up with albinism, 24-year-old Allan Herbert, a Kenyan journalism graduate, knew he was different. While he did not experience the same stigmatism and discrimination of his peers living with albinism, he had to be …

Kenya’s First Football Team of People Living with Albinism

Growing up with albinism, 24-year-old Allan Herbert, a Kenyan journalism graduate, knew he was different. While he did not experience the same stigmatism and discrimination of his peers living with albinism, he had to be …