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29/07/2015 - Zimbabwe

Calls for American dentist to face justice over killing of Zimbabwe's 'Cecil the lion'

Rich American dentist Walter Palmer should face justice and possibly extradition to Zimbabwe for the illegal killing of ‘Cecil the lion’, according to the heads of conservation and safari groups.

US President Obama and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailermariam Desalegn during meeting in New York, 25 September 2014
24/07/2015 - Ethiopia

Obama's visit to Ethiopia must extend relationship beyond security and business: activists

Rights activists and press freedom advocates are pushing US President Barack Obama to raise concerns over political space, press freedom and human rights in Ethiopia, ahead of his trip to Addis Ababa ...
23/07/2015 - Burundi

Burundi civil society won't recognise Nkurunziza's re-election, violence set to continue

Provisional results in Burundi’s controversial presidential elections are expected on Friday.
17/07/2015 - Kenya

Kenyan government asked Hacking Team to attack dissident website

Kenya’s government negotiated to buy sophisticated spy software from Italian surveillance company Hacking Team, according to leaked emails published by WikiLeaks.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni (L) and Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza (R) in Bujumbura, 14 July 2015.
15/07/2015 - Burundi

Uganda's Museveni leaves Burundi after mediation to deal with the 'wrong ideas'

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni left Burundi on Wednesday without a deal following mediation efforts to try and solve the country’s political crisis.
11/07/2015 - Nigeria

Dispelling the myths about Nigeria's Boko Haram

Nigerian militant Boko Haram group has become a permanent fixture on the news, especially with the kidnap of the Chibok girls.
09/07/2015 - Ebola

How to fix the WHO's response to Ebola-like crises, researchers

The UN is hosting an International Ebola Recovery Conference in New York on Thursday and Friday which aims to help Ebola-affected countries with the support and resources they need to "get to ...
12/06/2015 - Kenya

Kenyan Muslim NGO bank accounts stay frozen despite terror links ruling

A Kenyan court ruled on Thursday that two Muslim rights groups must be removed from the government’s list of terrorist groups.
10/06/2015 - Analysis: Burundi

Burundi election boycott on the cards following delay to polls, analysts

Burundi’s opposition and protesters in the capital Bujumbura are likely to boycott the country’s delayed elections, according to analysts.
Commercial chicken house in Florida, USA.
07/06/2015 - Interview: South Africa - US

South Africa loses game of chicken in renewal of US trade agreement

South Africa’s "chicken war" with the US has been resolved, removing a barrier to the renewal of a key trade agreement.