All posts by: Aaron Brooks

24 August 17

EU doubles funding for South Sudan refugees

The European Union (UN) has doubled its funding for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which aims to improve the living conditions of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.

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22 August 17

UN: 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda

The United Nations says Uganda is now home to more than one million South Sudanese refugees.

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22 August 17

Djibouti: One of the world’s smallest nations, most important military bases

With China opening its first overseas military base in Djibouti early August, the tiny African country’s status as one of the world’s most important military bases is confirmed. The third smallest nation on Africa’s mainland is also home to the largest US
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20 August 17

Uganda declared free of bird flu, following tests

Uganda has been declared free of bird flu after the latest set of tests on poultry and wild birds returned negative.

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18 August 17

Burundi crisis: Pierre Nkurunziza’s is already gearing up for 2020 elections

Burundi’s rapid decline into political crisis in 2015 is one of the region’s darkest stories since the turn of the century. Experts warn the country could plunge into an ethnic conflict similar to the horrors of neighbouring Rwanda in 1994,
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16 August 17

Is the world turning its back on Rwanda yet again?

More than 20 years after the world ignored the horrors of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Paul Kagame has been re-elected as the country’s leader with a 99% majority win. And why not? Kagame is widely credited as the man who steered
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14 August 17

Leading conservationist shot dead in Tanzania

A leading conservationist has been shot dead in Tanzania after receiving numerous death threats.

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13 August 17

Kenya election erupts into violence, at least 3 killed

At least three people have been killed in violence that followed Kenya’s presidential election on Tuesday.

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12 August 17

UN: 50 migrants from Somalia, Ethiopia ‘deliberately drowned’ by smugglers

The UN migration agency says up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” off the coast of Yemen on Wednesday.

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11 August 17

Kenya election: NASA rejects preliminary results, demands Odinga victory

Kenya’s National Super Alliance party (NASA) has rejected preliminary results naming Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of this week’s election, demanding its own candidate Raila Odinga be named the victor.

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