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For Burundi gravedigger, bodies and memories resurface as mass grave exhumed
on January 28, 2020 at 6:37 pm
A stark reminder of the country’s brutal history of ethnic conflict.
Two killed in Uganda military plane crash
on January 28, 2020 at 4:55 pm
The Ranger AF302 was on a training mission when it went down in Bulo.
In East Africa, S. Sudan most corrupt, Rwanda least: report
on January 27, 2020 at 1:34 pm
CPI report measured the perceived levels of graft in public sector.
Burundi ruling party picks Evariste Ndayishimiye as candidate
on January 27, 2020 at 6:19 am
President Nkurunziza says he will keep his word to step down this year.
Digital revolution, foreign manipulation threat to free and democratic elections
on January 26, 2020 at 1:33 pm
Social media is not a cause of large-scale political polarisation, but it exacerbates and intensifies it.
South Sudan parties lock horns over number of states
on January 26, 2020 at 10:35 am
Opposition parties rejected calls for 90-day arbitration on the differences over number of states.
Tussle heats up over regional court of justice
on January 26, 2020 at 5:00 am
Tanzania and Uganda have the lion’s share of the EAC organs and institutions.
Tanzania NHC under probe for fraud and $4.2m debt
on January 25, 2020 at 2:32 pm
Many tenants are not paying rent on time, if at all, leading to stalling of projects.
South Africa, Rwanda patch up ties with Kigali-bound envoy
on January 25, 2020 at 2:27 pm
Mandisi Mpahlwa is widely tipped be Pretoria’s new ambassador to Rwanda.
US-Africa deal will involve projects rather than debt
on January 25, 2020 at 1:57 pm
MMC hopes to consolidate the gains and progress governments have been making
NRM to endorse Museveni for another term
on January 25, 2020 at 12:29 pm
At 75, the president has already set the record for being the longest serving leader in the region.
East Africa lawyers sue Council of Ministers
on January 25, 2020 at 10:50 am
The EALS accuses the Council of making decisions without involving the attorneys general.
Kenyan governor asks to be part of case at EACJ
on January 25, 2020 at 10:17 am
Anne Waiguru says outcome of case filed by Martha Karua is likely to affect her.
Juba, Khartoum agree to form team to investigate Abyei killings
on January 24, 2020 at 3:52 pm
South Sudan and Sudan on Friday agreed to form a joint team to look into violent clashes.
UN helps to fight desert locust invasion
on January 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm
It is projected that containing the swarms could take more than six months.
Out of court: Ugandans turn to 'barefoot lawyers' to settle land disputes
on January 24, 2020 at 10:03 am
There have been about 5 million land disputes in Uganda in the preceding four years.
Museveni invites former opponents, Mbabazi, Bukenya to party conference
on January 23, 2020 at 5:41 pm
The invitation to NEC is a likely confirmation of mending of fences between former confidants.
Tanzanian president sacks home affairs minister over fraud
on January 23, 2020 at 3:45 pm
Head of state says the ministry was leading in undertaking fraudulent projects.
US anti-terror aid to Kenya hits $400m in ten years
on January 23, 2020 at 10:21 am
The money given to Kenya was mainly used to “train and equip” the military.
Kenyan soldiers deny claims of hiding during Shabaab attack
on January 23, 2020 at 6:27 am
NYT said security forces did not help much while locals gave militants information.
Burundi president to get $530,000 golden parachute
on January 22, 2020 at 4:41 pm
Parliament votes to pay one $530,000 to President Pierre Nkurunziza as he prepares to leave office.
Somali singer arrested, accused of Shabaab links
on January 22, 2020 at 12:32 pm
However, al-Shabaab denies that the singer is their member.
Tanzania deregisters nine universities over failure to improve academic standards
on January 22, 2020 at 11:19 am
The nine institutions failed to meet required academic standards.
S. Sudan govt accuses rebel groups of recruiting child soldiers
on January 22, 2020 at 5:51 am
The country is preparing to implement a historic peace deal next month.
Tanzanian regulator locks out over 650,000 mobile phone users
on January 21, 2020 at 4:23 pm
The users had failed to register their SIM cards biometrically by the January 20 deadline.
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