East Africa

Somalia’s New President is a US Citizen

East Africa  |  02.08.17   By admin

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

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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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

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 […]

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Ethiopia Takes Another Hit for Enhanced Spy Program

Cyber Security, East Africa  |  03.25.15   By admin

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.

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Africa’s Newest Taboo: Homosexuality

East Africa, Op-ed  |  03.10.15   By admin

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

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