All posts by: Aaron Brooks

26 February 16

South Sudan: Slow Progress on Peace Deal, Rival Bickering Resumes

Pressure is increasing on South Sudan’s rival leaders to put bickering aside and focus on implementing a peace deal that was supposed to end violence in the country August last year.

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23 February 16

Uganda: Besigye Arrested Trying to Leave His Home

Uganda’s most prominent opposition leader has been arrested after he tried to leave his home on Monday, while being under house arrest.

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23 February 16

Uganda: Opposition Leader Urges Protests Over His Detention

Uganda’s leading opposition member urged his supporters to stage protests against his detention as he remains under house arrest.

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23 February 16

Burundi Cancels Arrest Warrants for Alleged Coup Plotters

Burundi has lifted international arrest warrants against 15 exiled politicians accused of plotting a coup attempt against the government.

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22 February 16

Museveni Secures Fifth Term As Uganda President

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni extended his three-decade stint in power with a fifth term on Saturday, following Thursday’s eventful elections.

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20 February 16

Uganda: Talking Points on Election Day

As election day comes around in Uganda, we take a look at the talking points as Yoweri Museveni seeks to prolong his 30-year rule in the country.

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20 February 16

South Sudan: Rebel Group Accuses Government of UN Base Attack

South Sudan’s leading armed rebel group has accused “government elements” of carrying out the recent attack on a UN base sheltering internally displaced civilians, according to sources in the country.

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17 February 16

Magufuli Marks 100 Days in Office As Tanzania President

Tanzania President John Magufuli continues to make headlines after marking 100 days in office as the county’s latest president.

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17 February 16

South Sudan: UK, US & Norway to Transport Machar Troops into Juba

The UK, US and Norway have vowed to transport Riek Machar’s troops to South Sudan’s capital, apving the way for his return.

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13 February 16

Is Paul Kagame Right to Run for a Third Term as Rwanda President?

Paul Kagame will run for a third term as president of Rwanda in 2017 – that much we know. His decision was announced shortly after a national referendum, where 98 percent of voters approved constitutional changes that would allow him
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