All posts by: Aaron Brooks

20 October 17

A new report says girls in South Sudan are the least likely in the world to attend school

Last week, a new report from One Campaign revealed that girls in South Sudan are the world’s least likely to attend school. The report, entitled Poverty is Sexist: Why educating every girl is good for everyone, estimates that 130 million girls
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19 October 17

Renewable energy experts to meet in Rwanda

More than 200 renewable energy experts are meeting in Rwanda today to discuss the country’s green energy prospects.

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19 October 17

Uganda bans protests over presidential age limit plans

Uganda has banned “illegal” protests over plans to remove presidential age limits from the country’s constitution that would allow Yoweri Museveni to continue running in elections.

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18 October 17

Kenyan police have killed 67 opposition supporters, rights groups say

Rights groups say police in Kenya have killed as many as 67 people across the country since August’s failed presidential election.

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18 October 17

At least 300 killed in Mogadishu terrorist attack

At least 300 people have been killed in Somalia’s worst terrorist attack in decades.

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18 October 17

Rwanda could be the country to lead the region’s green energy push

Over the last decade, Rwanda has established itself as a key innovator in the East Africa region. It’s a grand transformation from a country famous for the most memorable genocide in recent times, among other challenges typical for African nations
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16 October 17

Congo pushes back elections back to April 2019

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission says it won’t be ready to hold elections in the country until April 2019.

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16 October 17

Kenya bans protests as election crisis escalates

Kenya’s government has banned protests in three major cities as the country’s election crisis deepens.

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13 October 17

Could Kenya’s election fiasco inspire change in DR Congo?

Last month, Kenya’s Supreme Court did something never seen before in Africa. It annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August election victory after opposition candidate Raila Odinga accused the country’s electoral commission of foul play. Not only was it a landmark verdict
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12 October 17

Tanzania: Key investor accuses ‘Bulldozer’ president of scaring away investors

One of the biggest investors in Tanzania has accused President John Magufuli of scaring away foreign investors with his policies.

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