Category Archives: Business

Kyagulanyi’s Return Excites Ugandan Youth

The return of Ugandan legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as singer Bobi Wine, has excited his supporters and raised their hopes for political change.

Hundreds of young people gathered Thursday at Kyagulanyi’s home in the …

DRC’s Catholic Activists Keep Up Fight for Democracy

A special service is being held at Kinshasa’s St. Joseph Catholic Church. Some of the parishioners weep. Others are deep in thought. The bishop, cloaked in red robes, walks up to the podium at the …

Five Years After Westgate, Al-Shabab Still Threat in Kenya

Five years ago, four armed men from the Somali militant group al-Shabab stormed the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, trapping hundreds of people inside. When the four-day siege ended, 67 people were dead and more …

Kenya Lifts Ban on Lesbian Love Tale, in Time for Oscar Nominations

A Kenyan court on Friday temporarily lifted a ban on the movie Rafiki. Justice WilfridaOkwany said that during a seven-day period, the film, a lesbian love story produced in Kenya, can be screened to willing …

UK Envoy Calls for Transparency in S. Sudan

Chris Trott, the U.K. special representative for Sudan and South Sudan, says the parties involved in the conflict in South Sudan have a chance to show their commitment to peace by implementing the revitalized agreement …