South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir’s Term Extended by Three Years

East Africa  |  03.25.15   By admin

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According to the Associated Press, Members of Parliament in South Sudan voted to extend President Salva Kiir’s Presidential term by 3 years along with their own mandate.  The Government insists that the move was necessary for stability amid a civil war between supporters of President Kiirs and his former vice president, Riek Machar.  The opposition is highly critical of the extension saying it provides for a stronger hold on Power for the current President.   Continue reading »

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    Ethiopia Takes Another Hit for Enhanced Spy Program

    Cyber Security, East Africa  |  03.25.15   By admin

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    Apparently, the NSA isn’t the only digital spy agency under fire. According to a new report published by Privacy International and netzpolitik.org, a German company helped the Ethiopian government build its capacity to spy on its own citizens. Continue reading »

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      Africa’s Newest Taboo: Homosexuality

      East Africa, Op-ed  |  03.10.15   By admin

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      For years, Uganda’s population has endured human rights violations at the hands of both government agents and rebel groups. Continue reading »

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