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Uganda: Newspaper Journalists Remain in Custody Without Charge over Museveni-Kagame Story

0 Visits: 191 | Thursday November 23, 2017 - 00:36:18
NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan authorities should immediately release eight employees of the national newspaper Red Pepper who are being held in government detention without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Uganda's Slow Slide into Crisis

0 Visits: 350 | Wednesday November 22, 2017 - 10:06:25
Growing discontent threatens the dysfunctional and corrupt political system built by President Museveni, who is now manoeuvering to extend his three decades in power by raising a 75-year age limit on presidential candidates. As security, governance and economic performance deteriorates, Uganda needs…

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Robert Mugabe Resigns Ending 37 Years of Rule in Zimbabwe (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 177 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 23:21:52
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition who started impeachment proceedings and a population that surged into the streets…

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Regional Leaders Meet on Zimbabwe Crisis

0 Visits: 110 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 12:09:16
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Four regional countries are meeting on Zimbabwe's political crisis.

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Afghanistan: ICC Prosecutor Asks to Open Inquiry

0 Visits: 178 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 07:20:59
BRUSSELS – The International Criminal Court prosecutor's request for an investigation in Afghanistan on November 20, 2017, could begin a long overdue path to justice for victims of grave international crimes, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing a question and answer document about the situation.

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Kenya Supreme Court Upholds Uhuru Kenyatta's Win in Repeat Election

0 Visits: 157 | Monday November 20, 2017 - 12:32:18
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made.

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Kenya's Odinga Calls for International Help After Supporters Killed by Police, Militia

0 Visits: 139 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 21:20:33
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called Sunday for "international intervention" in the country's election crisis, saying at least 31 supporters have been killed by police and militia since his return from an overseas trip on Friday.

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Saudi Arabia Wants Resolute Anti-Iran Stand from Arab League

0 Visits: 211 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 21:03:08
CAIRO, Egypt — Saudi Arabia on Sunday asked fellow Arab nations to take a "serious and honest" stand against Iran, saying that showing leniency toward Tehran would only encourage it to press on with its "aggression" and "meddling" in the internal affairs of Arab countries.

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Zimbabwe Ruling Party Says Mugabe Goes or Impeachment Starts

0 Visits: 119 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 20:27:37
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's ruling party Central Committee fired longtime President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday, saying if he doesn't resign as the country's leader by noon Monday it will begin impeachment proceedings when Parliament resumes the following day.

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Paris: Lebanese Hariri Says Will Clarify Position in Lebanon

0 Visits: 126 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 07:02:37
PARIS — Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week.

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