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Uganda Accuses Obama Administration of Blackmail After Aid Cut Over Anti-Gay Law

Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo is crying foul after the Obama administration cut funding to Uganda and cancelled a regional military exercise over the new...

Is the Sudanese Government Playing Games with Miriam Ibrahim’s Release?

:  There is now confusion over whether the Sudanese government is really planning on releasing Meriam Ibrahim and her two children. Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese...

Lynne Brown Appointed South Africa’s First Openly Gay Cabinet Minister

South African President Jacob Zuma appoints Lynne Brown as theh public enterprises minister, making her the country's first openly gay cabinet minister. This is big...

Sudanese Doctor, Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, Facing Flogging Death for Marrying Christian

Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, a 27-year-old Sudanese doctor, pregnant with her second child, is facing death by flogging for marrying a Christian. A Sudanese court...

Report: Western Union, MoneyGram Charge Africans Twice as Much to Send Money Home

A new report found that Western Union and Moneygram reportedly charge Africans working in the U.S. and Europe twice as much to wire money...

At Least 200 Girls Kidnapped in Attack on Nigerian School in Chibok

BBC News reports that scores of girls were abducted from a north-east Nigerian school their parents said.The gunmen reportedly arrived at the school, located...

Mike Ocquaye Warns Africa’s Family System Under Satanic Attack from Gays

Mike Ocquaye, Ghana's former deputy speaker of Parliament, warns that the traditional family system in Africa is under threat from gay promoters from the West.Ocquaye...

Senegal Closes Border with Guinea to Prevent Spread of Ebola Virus

Senegal has closed its land border with Guinea to try to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, which Guinean authorities say is suspected...

Text Messages Between Oscar Pistorius, Reeva Steenkamp Show Jealousy

#OscarPistorius:  Text messages between Oscar Pistorius and his slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp showed rage fueled by jealousy. The text messages were read in court...

House of Horror: Suspects Arrested After Slaughter Den Found in Nigeria

#HouseofHorror:  Nigerian police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of rotting bodies and skeletons in an abandoned building which the media is...

16 Killed, Including 4 Pregnant Women, in Stampedes for Jobs in Nigeria

SHOCK:  At least 16 people were killed, including four pregnant women, in stampedes in Nigeria as thousands were invited to apply for less than...

Climate Scientists: ‘African Alps’ Melting at Disturbing Rate

https://1.rp-api.com/rjs/repost-article.js?3Vanishing ice warning for 'Africa's Alps' (via AFP) African Alps:  In swirling snow, John Medenge prods a thin ice bridge over a crevasse with an...

Catherine Samba-Panza Elected President by Central African Republic Lawmakers

Catherine Samba-Panza has been chosen as the interim president for the troubled Central African Republic. She edged out Desire Kolingba, the son of a...

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni Refuses to Sign Tough Anti-Gay Law

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni refuses to approve a controversial bill that would toughen punishment meted out to homosexuals.BBC reports Museveni wrote to the parliamentary...

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