Africa:The ICC Is As Strong As the Support It Gets From States

Africa:The ICC Is As Strong As the Support It Gets From States

Photo: MBuhari/Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari at the 20th Anniversary of the International Criminal Court. analysis By Allan Ngari The creation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) 20 years ago today marked the beginning of the end of an era of...
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Africa:Airlines That’ll Succeed Are Those That Aren’t Too Posh

Africa:Airlines That’ll Succeed Are Those That Aren’t Too Posh

column By Charles Onyango-Obbo Recent years have been brutal for African airlines but, in spite of that, there is a new rush to resurrect dead national carriers (in Uganda) or to put bedridden ones in the air again (in Tanzania)....
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After 20-Year ‘State of War,’ a Flight With Champagne and Roses

After 20-Year ‘State of War,’ a Flight With Champagne and Roses

In a further affirmation of a breakthrough agreement to end one of Africa’s most enduring conflicts, an airplane from Ethiopian Airlines flew on Wednesday to neighboring Eritrea across a frontier that had once been a front line in two decades...
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Africa:How Bloodless Test Will Reduce Time in Diagnosis of Malaria

Africa:How Bloodless Test Will Reduce Time in Diagnosis of Malaria

By Evelyn Lirri As undergraduate students at Makerere University, Brian Gitta and his classmates regularly missed classes because of malaria. Even when they went to a health facility, the diagnosis wasn’t always as fast as they had expected because malar...
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Africa:Three Predictions About Mali’s 2018 Presidential Election

Africa:Three Predictions About Mali’s 2018 Presidential Election

opinionBy Bruce Whitehouse It is hard to see how anything good, or different, will come from Mali’s election on 29 July. News from Mali just keeps getting worse. More than five years after French soldiers ousted jihadi fighters from northern...
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Read the Transcript of Obama’s Speech Defending Democracy

Read the Transcript of Obama’s Speech Defending Democracy

Which, I’m sure you are thankful for, leads to my final point: We have to follow Madiba’s example of persistence and of hope.It is tempting to give in to cynicism: to believe that recent shifts in global politics are too...
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Africa:Southern Africa Parties for Joint Leadership School

Africa:Southern Africa Parties for Joint Leadership School

By Bernard Lugongo in Kibaha LIBERATION political parties from countries in the Southern Africa believe the envisaged Mwalimu Nyerere Leadership School will cement their unity and cooperation in liberating the African economies. CCM National Chairman John Magu...
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Africa:6 Books You Should Read Recommended By Barack Obama

Africa:6 Books You Should Read Recommended By Barack Obama

Former U.S President Barack Obama last week shared his annual summer reading list, which includes five classic books from prolific African writers. The list includes seminal works by Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Hisham Mata...
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These Women Were Told Not to Play Soccer. Instead They Formed a Team.

These Women Were Told Not to Play Soccer. Instead They Formed a Team.

surfacing Away from the lights of the World Cup, on the African archipelago of Zanzibar, a group of Muslim women are challenging a culture that says only men can play soccer. July 14, 2018 By Shannon Sims Photographs by Nichole...
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Africa:Deepening Military Ties Solidify China’s Ambitions in Africa

Africa:Deepening Military Ties Solidify China’s Ambitions in Africa

opinion By Salem Solomon In late June, top military officials from Mali, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and dozens of other African countries gathered to discuss defense strategies and security threats. The meeting didn’t take place in a major African city,...
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