Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Remembering King Mwanga II of Buganda, the 19th Century Ugandan King Who Was Gay

Proponents of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 have denounced homosexuality as an import from the West. Yet every June, hundreds of thousands of...

Somalia’s President Mohamed Farmajo Gives up Country’s Fishing Rights to China

When local fishermen in Somalia are attempting to rival remote vessels that are draining fishing stocks, the government has conceded 31 fishing licenses to...

Empress Zewditu: Ethiopia’s First female head of State

As we welcome Ethiopia’s first female President Sahle Zewde we must also remember her historical predecessor. Empress Zewditu was the first female head of...

Tanzania’s opposition unite against ‘The Bulldozer’

Tanzania's six main political parties have agreed to work together to fight rising "authoritarianism" in the country. After a two-day meeting on the island of...

Somalia’s President Mohamed Farmajo Gives up Country’s Fishing Rights to China

When local fishermen in Somalia are attempting to rival remote vessels that are draining fishing stocks, the government has conceded 31 fishing licenses to China. Since assuming power...

Auctioned to the highest bidder: The case of a South Sudanese teenager

South Sudanese teenager Nyalong Ngong Deng Jalang has been married off to businessman Kok Alat after he surpassed five other tycoons, including a deputy...

Burundi ‘to shut UN rights office’

The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut its office in the country within two months, foreign ministry and...

Rwanda government critic ‘happy’ with acquittal

The Rwandan opposition politician Diane Rwigara has reacted to being acquitted of inciting insurrection and forgery. "I am very happy with the court decision. I...

Dissent still not tolerated in Rwanda

The acquittal of Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline could be seen as a significant step in Rwanda's democracy. But it is also hard to...

Chinese Workers Arrested for Offering $5,000 Bribe to Kenyan Investigators

If you had thought bribery was an African trait, then think again! Investigators of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in Kenya have proved to...

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Chris Brown Cleared Of Rape Allegations, Released Without Charge In Paris

US singer Chris Brown has been released without charge in Paris after being questioned on suspicion of rape, French police say.

Uebert Angel breaks rank, condemns violence in Zimbabwe…. makes call for peace

By Staff Reporter Spirit Embassy: GoodNews Church founder Uebert Angel has made an impassioned call for peace in Zimbabwe...

Nelson Chamisa: We call for an immediate end to the crackdown and terror in...

Below is the 6 part statement issued by Chamisa on his tweeter handle. 1/6: We continue to mourn our...