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DR Congo kidnappers release priest, kill 3 other people

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Crime | Comments Off on DR Congo kidnappers release priest, kill 3 other people

Goma, DR Congo | AFP | Kidnappers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have freed a priest in exchange for a ransom but three other...

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Tanzania’s Magufuli builds wall around gem mines

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | Comments Off on Tanzania’s Magufuli builds wall around gem mines

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday inaugurated a 24-kilometre (15-mile) around the country’s...

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Police ‘closing in’ on Grace Mugabe in ivory probe: state media

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | Comments Off on Police ‘closing in’ on Grace Mugabe in ivory probe: state media

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwean police investigating an ivory-smuggling racket will soon question former ruler Robert Mugabe’s...

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13 die of cholera in NE Nigeria: official

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Health | Comments Off on 13 die of cholera in NE Nigeria: official

Families who have been displaced by the conflict in northeast Nigeria are learning about the importance of washing hands with soap and...

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‘Millions’ of duplicates on DR Congo vote register: watchdog

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | Comments Off on ‘Millions’ of duplicates on DR Congo vote register: watchdog

Corneille Nangaa Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Millions of duplicates have been found among people registered to vote in Democratic Republic...

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Why Netanyahu canceled UN deal on African migrants in shock reversal

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, News, Politics | Comments Off on Why Netanyahu canceled UN deal on African migrants in shock reversal

African migrants demonstrate in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on April 03, 2018, against the Israeli government’s policy to...

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DR Congo kidnappers demand $500,000 for priest

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Crime | Comments Off on DR Congo kidnappers demand $500,000 for priest

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The kidnappers of a Catholic priest abducted in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at the weekend are...

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Guinea opposition leader calls for end to post-election protests

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | Comments Off on Guinea opposition leader calls for end to post-election protests

President Alpha Conde with opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo Conakry, Guinea | AFP | Guinean opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo...

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Amnesty calls on Mali to probe extrajudicial killings

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | Comments Off on Amnesty calls on Mali to probe extrajudicial killings

Bamako, Mali | AFP | Amnesty International on Tuesday called on authorities in Mali to investigate extrajudicial killings following the...

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Zimbabwe leader to meet Xi in first China state visit

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, China, Politics | Comments Off on Zimbabwe leader to meet Xi in first China state visit

Beijing, China | AFP | Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa was due to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday as he seeks...

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UN disputes Morocco’s claims of incursions in W. Sahara

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | Comments Off on UN disputes Morocco’s claims of incursions in W. Sahara

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric United Nations, United States | AFP | The United Nations on Monday disputed claims by Morocco that the...

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COMMENT: Africa’s fallen liberators

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | Comments Off on COMMENT: Africa’s fallen liberators

South Africa has safeguards against ruling party decay, Ethiopia can’t be saved from its ruling party COMMENT | BINIAM BEDASSO | The...

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Prisoner or free man? Mystery surrounds Kadhafi’s son Seif

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | Comments Off on Prisoner or free man? Mystery surrounds Kadhafi’s son Seif

Zintan, Libya | AFP | Nearly a year after a Libyan militia announced it had set free the son and heir apparent of slain dictator Moamer...

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Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies at 81

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, News, Politics | Comments Off on Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Winnie Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson...

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Ethiopia’s Abiy strikes conciliatory tone in swearing-in speech

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | Comments Off on Ethiopia’s Abiy strikes conciliatory tone in swearing-in speech

Abiy Ahmed Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, apologised to people harmed in recent political...

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18 killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | Comments Off on 18 killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages

Kano, Nigeria | AFP | Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base and two surrounding villages near the flashpoint Nigerian city of...

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Botswana’s new president vows to tackle unemployment

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | Comments Off on Botswana’s new president vows to tackle unemployment

Gaborone, Botswana | AFP | Botswana’s new president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, used his inauguration speech on Sunday to vow to tackle...

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Zambia asks Cuba to recall ambassador over opposition ‘support’

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | Comments Off on Zambia asks Cuba to recall ambassador over opposition ‘support’

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Sunday requested that Cuba recall its ambassador for allegedly expressing support...

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Chad opposition rejects proposed political reforms

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | Comments Off on Chad opposition rejects proposed political reforms

N’Djamena, Chad | AFP | Chad’s main opposition group said Sunday it had rejected the conclusions of the central African...

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West African bloc satisfied’ with S. Leone vote

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | Comments Off on West African bloc satisfied’ with S. Leone vote

FILE PHOTO Freetown, Sierra Leone | AFP | The West African bloc ECOWAS declared itself “satisfied” with Sierra Leone’s...

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