Africa

Uganda’s Leader of 35 Years Is Re-elected After Bitter, Bloody Campaign

Uganda’s Leader of 35 Years Is Re-elected After Bitter, Bloody Campaign

Uganda’s Leader of 35 Years Is Re-elected After Bitter, Bloody Campaign Uganda’s Leader of 35 Years Is Re-elected After Bitter, Bloody Campaign NAIROBI, Kenya — President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda has won a sixth term, the country’s electoral commission said on Saturday, after a campaign marred by a lethal crackdown on the opposition, an internet blackout and accusations of …

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How to Move a Giraffe

How to Move a Giraffe

How to Move a Giraffe How to Move a Giraffe As the senior wildlife veterinarian at the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Dr. Robert Aruho, 36, finds himself in the very tricky business of moving giraffes. Source link

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Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan security forces on Friday surrounded and then breached the compound of Bobi Wine, the country’s leading opposition candidate, a day after a contentious general election that he said was marred by widespread “fraud and violence.” The breach, reported …

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Uganda Election 2021: What’s At Stake?

Uganda Election 2021: What's At Stake?

Uganda Election 2021: What’s At Stake? Uganda Election 2021: What’s At Stake? Ugandans began voting on Thursday in a hotly contested election that will decide whether President Yoweri Museveni wins a sixth term in office and continues his 35-year rule of the country or is unseated by one of 10 rivals, including a leading opposition candidate, Bobi Wine, a rapper-turned-lawmaker. …

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Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region

Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region

Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region At least 80 people were killed on Tuesday when unidentified gunmen stormed through a village in western Ethiopia, in the latest of a series of ethnically driven massacres in the area, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission and witnesses said on Wednesday. The …

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New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa In 2018, scientists set out on an expedition to survey the habitat of an endangered bat species in the West African country of Guinea. One night, a trap turned up something unusual: a new species of bat with a fiery …

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How to Pretend You’re in Tunis Tonight

How to Pretend You’re in Tunis Tonight

How to Pretend You’re in Tunis Tonight How to Pretend You’re in Tunis Tonight While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each week with recommendations on how to explore the culture, all from the comfort …

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6 Park Rangers Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve Ambush

6 Park Rangers Ambushed and Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve

6 Park Rangers Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve Ambush 6 Park Rangers Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve Ambush NAIROBI, Kenya — At least six rangers have been ambushed and killed in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, park officials said, part of a wave of violence that has plagued Africa’s oldest park and continues to endanger …

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6 Park Rangers Ambushed and Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve

6 Park Rangers Ambushed and Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve

6 Park Rangers Ambushed and Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve 6 Park Rangers Ambushed and Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve NAIROBI, Kenya — At least six rangers have been ambushed and killed in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, park officials said, part of a wave of violence that has plagued Africa’s oldest park and continues …

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Uganda Opposition Candidate, Citing Abuses, Petitions International Court

Uganda Opposition Candidate, Citing Abuses, Petitions International Court

Uganda Opposition Candidate, Citing Abuses, Petitions International Court Uganda Opposition Candidate, Citing Abuses, Petitions International Court NAIROBI, Kenya — Uganda’s leading opposition figure has filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court against the country’s president and nine security officials, accusing them of authorizing a wave of violence and human rights abuses that has intensified in the run-up to next …

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