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East & Horn Africa

NGOs: Blessing or curse?

 

Sven Torfinn/Panos-REAEveryone agrees that the way NGOs work in Africa is outdated and it is time to shift funds to local actors. In the face of restrictive measures by some governments, how can NGOs maintain their freedom to hold power to account?

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Paul Kagame: Elections are the least of our worries

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Ahead of elections planned for August, President Kagame talks about his political longevity, relations with France and plans for reform at the African Union

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Spotlight on Winnie Kiiza, firebrand leader of Ugandan opposition

Twitter State House UgandaIn Uganda, the firebrand leader of the opposition in parliament is standing up to the government, which is using strong-arm tactics to change the constitution and allow Museveni to stay in power.

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Kenya's Mombasa port traffic up 10 pct in Jan-Sept

A port police patrol boat and a Kenya Ports Authority tug boat escort the Singapore registered MV York on its arrival at the port of Mombasa, Kenya, March 13, 2011. Photo: AP/SIPAKenya's main port, Mombasa, handled 10.6 percent more cargo in the first nine months of this year, helped by an expansion of its handling capacity and a new railway system, the port’s management said on Monday.

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Kenya Airways narrows pretax loss, plans U.S. flights next year

Kenya Airways is part-owned by Air France KLM, who's logo is seen here, in Paris, July 26, 2013. Photo: AP Photo/Jacques BrinonKenya Airways reduced first-half losses by 20 percent, helped by cost cuts, and will start flights to New York next year, its new chief executive said on Friday as the company presses ahead with its turnaround.

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Kenya Airways narrows pretax loss, plans U.S. flights next year

Kenya Airways is part-owned by Air France KLM, who's logo is seen here, in Paris, July 26, 2013. Photo: AP Photo/Jacques BrinonKenya Airways reduced first-half losses by 20 percent, helped by cost cuts, and will start flights to New York next year, its new chief executive said on Friday as the company presses ahead with its turnaround.

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