Category Archives: General

Uganda Remembers AIDS Victims

KAMPALA Uganda is marking International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day with activities to remember the estimated 2 million Ugandans who have died of the disease.

While the government and development partners have increased campaigns for HIV awareness, however, the stigma and …

Fate of Dadaab Refugee Camp in Limbo as Kenya Presses for Closure

NAIROBI More than once in recent years, Kenyan officials have called for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya, home to more than 200,000 refugees and asylum seekers, many of whom fled Somalia during or since the 1991 …

Armed Men Attack Sudan’s Protesters But Fail to Derail Negotiations

KHARTOUM The sound of gunfire echoed late into the night in Khartoum on Monday evening, as security forces clashed with demonstrators almost immediately after Sudan’s ruling military council announced it had reached an agreement with protest leaders on a transitional …

Sudan’s Bashir Charged Over Killings of Protesters

Prosecutors in Sudan have charged former president Omar al-Bashir with involvement in the killing of anti-government protesters.

In a statement Monday, the office of Sudan’s prosecutor-general said Bashir and others have been charged for inciting and participating in the killing …

New Talks on Sudan Civilian Rule Expected Monday

KHARTOUM Sudan’s army rulers and protesters are to hold fresh talks over handing power to a civilian administration on Monday, spokesmen for the generals and the protest movement said.

On Saturday, the Alliance for Freedom and Change – an umbrella …

New Talks on Sudan Civilian Rule Expected Monday

KHARTOUM Sudan’s army rulers and protesters are to hold fresh talks over handing power to a civilian administration on Monday, spokesmen for the generals and the protest movement said.

On Saturday, the Alliance for Freedom and Change – an umbrella …