Somalia’s New President is a US Citizen

East Africa  |  02.08.17   By admin

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Abdullahi Mohammed Farmaajo has been sworn in as the President of Somalia.  Incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud conceded defeat after two rounds of voting and congratulated the new President.

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    Riek Machar Sworn in as Vice President of South Sudan

    East Africa  |  04.26.16   By admin

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    As part of a peace agreement brokered by regional partners, Riek Machar has returned to Juba and was sworn in soon after as the countries Vice President.

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      Museveni Trump

      East Africa, Op-ed  |  02.23.16   By admin

      In a recent show, Trevor Noah talks about the similarities of Donald Trump and Yoweri Museveni.  He asks ordinary Ugandans which of the two they would prefer, and the answers speak for themselves.

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        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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