U.S. Kenya State dinner was Everything but Cold

East Africa  |  07.26.15   By admin

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    All Eyes on Kenya

    East Africa  |  07.18.15   By admin

    President Uhuru Kenyatta welcomes visitors to Kenya for Global Entrepreneur Summit this week.

     

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      President Obama Announces visit to Kenya in July

      East Africa  |  03.30.15   By admin

       

      Official White House Announcement:

      https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/03/29/reinforcing-us-africa-partnership

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        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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