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Requests to extend the deployment of a military team to protect the late United States ambassador in Libya Chris Stevens were rejected by the ... State Department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the former chief security officer for the American Embassy in Libya has revealed.
Offering free education, making it compulsory and supporting it politically has been the winning strategy behind Burundi's successful bid to ... ensure that virtually all children get a primary school education. In this interview, UNICEF's representative in Burundi, Johannes Wedenig, expatiates on government's positive role in this development.
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Julius Malema's involvement in improper business conduct has now come to light with the public protector releasing yet another damning report ... detailing some "unlawful" activities involving the firebrand politician.
On October 9, Uganda celebrates 50 years of independence. The pomp and circumstance on offer – accompanied by Richard Kasesa's Yoga Yoga song ... – will be dressed up in the familiar yellow of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM).
Uganda Tuesday marked its 50th Independence Day anniversary in style with, 12 heads of governments attending the colorful celebration.??The main ... ceremony was held at Kololo Airstrip, on the outskirts of Kampala, which is significant, as the ceremony to mark Uganda's independence on 9 October 1962 was held at the venue.
Planners forecast that the next two decades will bring an economic revolution of sorts as revenue from resources reverberates through the country. ... However, the ruling party's grip on power, increasing inequality and the corrupt management of public resources threaten to derail such straight-line predictions.
The Bretton Woods world tour hits Japan this week. On the agenda: a sluggish global economic outlook marked by a Eurozone crisis and uncertainty ... in the US. And with the BRIC bloc failing in its reputation as motor of growth, fears grow over the fall out for Africa.?