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COVID-19 Cases Increase in Tanzania, Despite Government Denial

Tanzania’s government insists there are no cases of COVID-19 in the country, but residents and doctors point to a growing number of illnesses and deaths. Opposition politicians say the government’s stance is endangering lives.Nasa Kiwanga visits the gr…

Alleged CAR Militia Members Go on Trial at ICC Amid Renewed Violence at Home

A former soccer federation chief and a member of parliament pleaded not guilty Tuesday to crimes-against-humanity charges stemming from the Central African Republic’s civil war, which erupted almost a decade ago. Taking place at the International Crimi…

Cameroon President, Oldest African Leader, Celebrates 88th Birthday

Africa’s oldest and second longest serving leader, Cameroonian President Paul Biya, celebrated his 88th birthday on February 13. Ceremonies were organized in Cameroon’s major towns, with loyal government ministers and young people pledging their suppor…

Finding Identity in Grim Revelations About 1973 Rwandan Coup

For decades, Christine Uwimana was unable to complete any documents requesting the name of her father. Either she left the space blank, mirroring her uncertainty, or she inserted the word “unknown.” Nor was she able to conjure up much more than the nam…

Lifesaving Aid Blocked From Thousands of Displaced People in CAR

Humanitarian agencies warn that escalating violence and military operations are preventing them from reaching tens of thousands of forcibly displaced people in the Central African Republic, who need lifesaving aid.Conditions have continued to deterior…

Lifesaving Aid Blocked From Thousands of Displaced People in CAR

Humanitarian agencies warn that escalating violence and military operations are preventing them from reaching tens of thousands of forcibly displaced people in the Central African Republic, who need lifesaving aid.Conditions have continued to deterior…