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Ending S. Sudan War: Rebecca Garang Rushes to U.S

Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior, the widow of former South Sudanese leader John Garang de Mabior, is in the United States, leading a delegation of the SPLM Former Detainees group. Rebecca leads a delegation comprising former finance minister, Kosti Manibe, former deputy foreign affairs minister Cirino Iteng and former internal affairs minister

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Three Killed as S. Sudan Rebels Clash

Clashes within the rebel faction of South Sudan United Movement/Armed Forces (SSUM/A) at South Sudan border with Sudan left three soldiers dead, an official said. The senior rebel official loyal to General Peter Gatdet Yaka confirmed the incident occurred at an undisclosed border area. He said misunderstanding occurred between officers from the

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Uhuru Kenyatta Swears in for Second Term as Kenyan President

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has today (Tuesday, 28 November 2017) been sworn in for his second and final five-year term in office. The ceremony held at Kasarani Sports Stadium, was attended by over 15 heads of state and thousands of people. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Salva

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KENYA: Supreme Court Upholds Uhuru Kenyatta’s Re-election

Supreme Court in Kenya has unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, dismissing challenges human rights activists who argued that last month’s election was illegal because it was boycotted by opposition. The ruling by Supreme Court judges led by Chief Justice David Maraga paves way for Uhuru Kenya’s swearing in

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South Sudan Rebels Speak Out on Machar Replacement Reports

South Sudan’s armed opposition faction’s (SPLM-IO) head of information and public relations, Mabior Garang has dismissed claims that the rebels were lobbying to have former First Vice-President, Riek Machar replaced. Mabior Garang, in a statement issued on Wednesday, denied the claim and accused South Sudanese government officials of allegedly generating what

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Kagame to Decorate 9 Individuals with Igihango National Order of Friendship Medals

The President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame will Saturday November 18th award the inaugural Igihango National Order of Friendship medals to nine individuals in recognition of their exemplary service to the nation. Rwandan Minister for Culture, Julienne Uwacu said: “Igihango, the National Order of Outstanding Friendship  is  awarded to

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Museveni: I Would Like To Leave Power When Africa is One Nation

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has said he would be pleased to retire when Africa is united. Museveni spoke Wednesday during the 4th Africa Global Business Forum, a gathering of business moguls, hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah Centre, and attended by heads of state of

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Full Statement: Raila Odinga Announces Next Course of Action

This is the much-awaited statement by Raila Odinga, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) candidate on the disputed repeat poll result that saw rival Uhuru Kenyatta win with over 98 per cent. We Reject Sham Elections: Nasa Campaign For Electoral Justice And Democracy       Ladies and gentlemen The meaningless exercise, a charade purported to be

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