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Uganda Court Orders Opposition Leader Released from House Arrest

KAMPALA – A high court in Uganda has ordered security forces to end the de facto house arrest of opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, calling it unlawful and a violation of his rights.

Uganda’s high court …

Central African Republic President’s Election Win Confirmed

Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera is officially beginning his second term Tuesday, a day after the Constitutional Court confirmed his election victory last month.

The country’s highest court said the turnout was suppressed by armed groups, which impacted voters’ …

At Least 48 Dead in Militia Attack on El Geneina, West Darfur, says SUNA A

KHARTOUM – At least 48 people died and 97 people were injured in a militia attack on the West Darfur city of El Geneina on Saturday, Sudan’s state news agency SUNA said, citing a local doctors union.

The attack came …

Biden to Announce Coronavirus Relief Package

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is set to unveil Thursday a coronavirus response plan that includes boosting the rate of vaccinations and helping counter the economic effects of the pandemic.

Biden is scheduled to detail the program in an evening address.…

Newly-Wed Sudanese-South Sudanese Couple Fear Persecution

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN – Nineteen-year-old Ishan Ahmed Abdallah, a Sudanese national, married a man from South Sudan last year.  She acted without her mother’s and father’s permission and knew the marriage likely would upset her tradition-minded parents, but she hoped

Foreign Workers Flee to Cameroon After Central African Republic Post-Election Violence

GAROUA BOULAY, CAMEROON – Cameroon authorities say more than 250 foreign workers, most of them Chinese, have fled post-election violence in the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) to the border town of Garoua Boulay.  The foreign workers say they are being …