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A supporter of the opposition Chadema party carries a large flag as he walks down Morogoro Street in Dar es Salaam on October 24, 2015. PHOTO | DANIEL HAYDUK | AFP  By BBCMore by this Author The Tanzanian authorities have reversed a decision to disqualify many opposition candidates from local elections on 24 November.Minister of State Selemani Jafo said leniency...
Rwanda's opposition leader Victoire Ingabire. She says her new party Dalfa Umurunzi is ready to fulfil all legal requirements for registration. PHOTO | CYRIL NDEGEYA | NMG  By AFPMore by this Author Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire announced Saturday she was launching a new political party, hoping it will be allowed to operate in a country where the ruling party...
Pope Francis attends an audience with the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir at the Vatican, March 16, 2019. PHOTO | VATICAN MEDIA | REUTERS  By REUTERSMore by this Author Pope Francis said on Sunday he wanted to make his postponed visit to South Sudan next year, and he urged the country’s leaders to overcome their divisions and bring an...
South Sudan Opposition Alliance, a coalition of rebel groups, welcome the arrival of ceasefire and transitional security arrangements personnel to oversee the peace deal to their village on October 17, 2019. PHOTO | DIMO SILVA AURELIO | AFP  By JULIUS BARIGABAMore by this Author South Sudan warring factions reached a resolution to delay the formation of a government of national...
President Salva Kiir addresses journalists in Juba after a meeting with Riek Machar in Entebbe on November 8, 2019. PHOTO | PETER LOUIS | AFP  By GARANG A. MALAKMore by this Author Presdindent Salva Kiir has come out to defend why he accepted the 100 days extension, saying this was meant to avoid South Sudan from returning to war.“I, as...
South Sudan opposition leader Dr Riek Machar (left) shakes hands with President Salva Kiir during a meeting at State House Entebbe, Uganda on November 7, 2019. Looking on is Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. PHOTO | PPU  By FRED OLUOCHMore by this Author Even with President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar’s agreement to delay by a further three months...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (2nd R) and opposition leader Riek Machar (2nd L) shake hands after talks on proposed unity government with Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni (R) and President of Sudan's Transitional Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan (not in picture) at State House in Entebbe, on November 7, 2019. PHOTO | MICHAEL O'HAGAN | AFP  By AGGREY MUTAMBOMore by...
A Kenya National Bureau of Statistics enumerator collects data from a resident of Shauri Estate in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County in Kenya's Rift Valley on August 25, 2019. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NMG  By PAULINE KAIRUMore by this Author Kenya's population grew by 2.2 per cent annually from 2009 to 2019 to stand at 47.6 million—a drop from 2.9...
Youth at the Sahara Accelerator, a technology and enterprise consultancy based at the Silicon Dar in Tanzania. PHOTO | BEATRICE MATERU | NMG  By APOLINARI TAIROMore by this Author As every facet of the economy moves towards digital platforms, Tanzania is now looking to establish an Information Technology professionals board.The board will register all IT professionals in the country for...
Col Tom Byabagamba (centre) and Rtd Brig Gen Frank Rusagara (in glasses) at their trial in 2014. Parliamentarians from the UK have called for their release. PHOTO | CYRIL NDEGEYA | NMG  By IVAN R. MUGISHAMore by this Author Rwanda has said it will not intervene in the legal process to enforce the release of jailed military men Col Tom...

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