Human and civil-rights bodies seek UN action on Tanzania crisis

Tanzania police patrol Manyara. Heavily armed police officers were deployed across major towns on April 26, 2018, in a bid to block anti-government...

Tanzania floods kill five, leave around 2,500 homeless

Pedestrians make their way across a flooded Morogoro Road on a tricycle in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on May 7, 2015. It was reported on May...

Kenya's sexual offences law unjust to boys, Chief Justice says

Chief Justice David Maraga at the Supreme Court on November 20, 2017. He said the Kenyan criminal justice system is biased against the...

Kenya's ex-president Moi ordered to pay widow $10m for grabbed land

Former President Daniel arap Moi. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By DAILY NATIONMore by this Author On September 21, 1983, former President Daniel arap...

Uganda pays $264,000 for marijuana seeds, soils

Workers tend cannabis seedlings at a farm owned by Industrial Hemp Ltd in Kasese District, Uganda PHOTO | COURTESY  By DAILY MONITORMore by this...

Spreading the net: Somali Islamists now target Kenyan recruits

Al-Shabaab militants train at a camp on the outskirts of Afgoye district in Somalia's lower Shabelle region on October 20, 2009. PHOTO |...

I've not been eclipsed by Bobi Wine- Besigye

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye pose for a photo on May 3, 2019...

Museveni speaks out on Rwanda border closure

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South Sudan sacks 40 overseas diplomats for going AWOL

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Al-Shabaab demand $1.5 million ransom for kidnapped Cuban doctors

The abducted Cuban medics. From left: Dr Assel Herera Correa and Dr Landy Rodriguez. They were abducted in Mandera Town on April 12,...

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