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Saturday 21 April 2018
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Category: East Africa

Rwanda reopens old wounds, tries blogger

  Activists insist on fair trial, AU keeps mum By Tony Opara   Echoes of the 1994 genocide have recurred in Rwanda as the...

Will Ruto cost Uhuru a second term?

US pledges neutrality as Kenya polls gets into hyper-drive By Nsikan Ikpe   Ahead of the August 8 presidential contest, concern is...

Social media, stock prices may cost Uhuru second term

  Countdown to Kenya’s presidential elections By John Eche, with agency reports   Despite surviving the landmine of the...

Intrigues deepen as Kenya prepares to vote

  Elections force re-alignments By Akintola Lukmon   Political intrigues are deepening in Kenya presently ahead of the...

Why Kenya is waging war on illicit guns

B By Kenya cBy ollects 5,250 guns and burns them in massive piles to discourage illegal weapons Kenya collects, burns 5,250 guns to...

Congo opposition plan anti-3rd term protests:

  Kabila keeps nation guesssing further By Lukmon Akintola   With incumbent President, Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic...

Release of South Sudan’s child soldiers lauded

UNICEF says 16000 more victims remain in captivity   By Lukmon Akintola   An ambassador of the ‘A World At School’ programme,...

EPA splits East Africa, threatens growth

Tanzania, Kenya clash ruffles region By Nsikan Ikpe   The move to sign an Economic Partnership Agreement, EPA, between East Africa and...

South Sudan crisis raises pressure level in East Africa

As region continues to suffer effects of civil war By Lukman Akintola   The continuing crisis in South Sudan is exarcebating the state...

Fresh twist in South Sudan crisis

Allege colonization plot By Lukmon Akintola   A fresh twist has been introduced into the long-running crisis in South Sudan with the...