Category Archives: Politics

Uganda Police ‘Raid’ Opposition Party Headquarters

A spokesman for Uganda’s main opposition party says government forces raided its headquarters Monday, a day after its leader vowed to challenge his loss in last week’s presidential election.Joel Ssenyonyi told reporters that police have surrounded the …

Young Tunisians Riot, Marking 10 Years Since President’s Resignation

Riots and looting shook parts of Tunisia early Sunday, days after the country marked the 10th anniversary of the resignation of long-time President Zein el Abidine Ben Ali in an Arab Spring revolution. The riots also came as Prime Minister Hichem Mechi…

UN Says Breakthrough Achieved in Libya Transition Talks

CAIRO – The top U.N. official for Libya said Saturday that an advisory committee for representatives of Libya’s different regions has proposed a way forward for choosing a transitional government that would lead the war-torn country to elections late t…

Museveni Declared Winner in Uganda; Military Blocks Opposition Candidate’s Home

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Uganda’s electoral commission on Saturday declared President Yoweri Museveni the winner of the 2021 general elections. Meanwhile, Ugandan military and police surrounded the home of opposition leader and presidential candidate Robert K…

Trump Fetes Morocco King, Rallies Behind Claim

U.S. President Donald Trump, in a last-minute push to solidify Morocco’s normalization with Israel, bestowed a rare award Friday on its king as Trump’s administration rallied international support in a regional dispute.Trump, who sees Arab recognition…

Refugee Numbers Soar as CAR Election-Related Violence Intensifies

The U.N. refugee agency is calling for an immediate stop to election-related violence in the Central African Republic that has sent tens of thousands of refugees fleeing to neighboring countries.Presidential and parliamentary elections in the Central A…