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Uganda: Stop clampdown on supporters of presidential age limit

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Ugandan authorities must end their absurd attempts to silence people op ...

Mr. Mitesh Shah, Managing Director, Mitsumi Distribution

Dell EMC Appoints MITSUMI as Distribution Partner for Africa

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Kenya – Sep 21, 2017: Mitsumi Distribution, the leading IT, CE and Telco di ...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, left, and opposition leader Raila Odinga have a family rivalry going back decades.  By TONY KARUMBA, SIMON MAINA (AFP)

Kenya pushes back new election to October 26

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Nairobi (AFP) - Kenya's electoral commission on Thursday postponed a re-run ...

This file picture taken on August 28, 2017 shows African migrants aboard a Libyan coastguard vessel after being rescued in the Mediterranean.  By MAHMUD TURKIA (AFP/File)

Almost 90 missing, at least 8 dead in Libya migrant shipwreck

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tripoli (AFP) - At least eight migrants drowned and almost 90 others went m ...

Thousands marched in Lome this week in rival demonstrations over the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, the scion of Africa's oldest political dynasty.  By MATTEO KOFFI FRASCHINI (AFP/File)

Togo readies for fresh protests amid charges of repression

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Lome (AFP) - Opposition parties in Togo readied for a second day of demonst ...

A Kenyan election official counts ballot boxes at a polling station in Wamba.  By Cyril Villemain (AFP)

Kenyan election delayed to October 26: polls commission

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Nairobi (AFP) - Kenya's new election has been delayed to October 26, the po ...

Cereal production is up, but so is hunger in regions affected by conflict and climate change.  By ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN (cds/AFP)

World's cereal production headed for a record in 2017: FAO

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Paris (AFP) - The world's cereal production is headed for a bumper 2017, wi ...

Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti enjoy knitting and cooking together.  By Mwazarau Mathola (THE RUAHA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY/AFP/File)

Conjoined twins set for university in Tanzania

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Iringa (Tanzania) (AFP) - A pair of conjoined sisters are settling into cam ...

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