All posts by: Aaron Brooks

09 October 17

Uganda officially proposes law to extent Museveni reign

Lawmakers in Uganda introduced a bill that will allow President Yoweri Museveni to extend his reign in power on Tuesday.

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09 October 17

DR Congo set to push election back to late 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission is reportedly planning to push back presidential elections until late 2018.

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08 October 17

Burundi government aims to end brain drain

Burundi vice-president Gaston Sindimwo says the country is committed to fighting brain drain.

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07 October 17

Kenya to deploy security forces as opposition protests impact business

Kenya is set to deploy security forces to monitor opposition protests over the country’s ongoing election fiasco.

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07 October 17

DPP orders investigation into Raila, Kalonzo over election boycott threat

Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has ordered an investigation into opposition leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka.

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06 October 17

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara to face trial on Friday

Female opposition candidate and women’s rights activist Diane Rwigara will appear in court on Friday to face charges of inciting insurrection and forgery.

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06 October 17

Obesity in Africa: Populations are growing in more ways than one

Africa’s soaring population is well documented and the subsequent implications for education, public health and unemployment are major talking points. However, African populations aren’t just growing per capita; individuals are also getting larger as obesity becomes an increasing health threat
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05 October 17

Amnesty: British company brokered $46m arms deal with South Sudan

Amnesty International says a shell company operating in the heart of London brokered an arms deal worth $46 million to war-torn South Sudan.

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05 October 17

South Sudan: Rebels kill four soldiers ahead of peace talks

Rebels in South Sudan killed four rebels on Sunday ahead of peace talks aimed at getting the countries peace process back on track.

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30 September 17

Why South Korea is investing big in Rwanda

Chinese investment in Africa gets a lot of attention in the media. In fact, you’d be forgiven for thinking China is the only Asian country with an interest in the African continent if you rely on the mainstream media for
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