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Jack Kimball

Jack Kimball

    Riots rock Uganda capital for second day
    Riots rock Uganda capital for second day
    Gunshots rang out in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Friday and at least two people were killed as security forces clashed with rioters for a second...
    Ugandan opposition wants clarity on oil sector
    Ugandan opposition wants clarity on oil sector
    Uganda's opposition wants more transparency in awarding oil contracts to foreign firms and may seek to review some deals if it wins power from...
    African tourism growth slows in 2009
    African tourism growth slows in 2009
    Tourism to Africa will grow by a slower 2% to 3% in 2009 from about 47-million arrivals last year because the global economic slowdown is making...
    Rwanda to lay 2 300km of fibre in 2009
    Rwanda to lay 2 300km of fibre in 2009
    Rwanda plans to lay 2 300km of fibre-optic cable costing $38-million in 2009 to extend a network throughout most of the Central African...
    Rwanda asks German envoy to leave in growing row
    Rwanda asks German envoy to leave in growing row
    Rwanda asked the German ambassador to leave Kigali on Tuesday in a growing row over Germany's arrest of a senior aide to President Paul Kagame.
    Uganda rebels vow to repel any attack in DRC
    Uganda rebels vow to repel any attack in DRC
    Uganda's fugitive rebel commander, Joseph Kony, says his fighters will defend themselves if they are attacked by Congolese and United Nations...
    Eritrea rows with Canada over visa refusal
    Eritrea rows with Canada over visa refusal
    Eritrea on Thursday condemned Canada's refusal to grant its foreign minister a visa on the grounds that he took part in the Red Sea state's 30-year...
    Uganda calls on DRC to attack LRA rebels
    Uganda calls on DRC to attack LRA rebels
    Uganda's army on Wednesday urged the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and United Nations peacekeepers there to attack Ugandan rebels and force...
    In Eritrea, youth frustrated by long service
    In Eritrea, youth frustrated by long service
    God surveys the world one day, seeing the mountains, valleys, seas and all there is.
    Eritrea-Ethiopia border deadline looms
    Eritrea-Ethiopia border deadline looms
    It's hard to see the looming threat of war with Ethiopia as you walk Eritrea's tree-lined boulevards or enter its Italian-style cafes.
    Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of having 'declared war'
    Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of having 'declared war'
    Eritrea said on Wednesday arch-foe Ethiopia had "long since declared war" on Asmara by refusing to implement a five-year-old border ruling marking...
    Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of plotting to invade
    Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of plotting to invade
    Eritrea accused arch-foe Ethiopia on Saturday of plotting to invade the Red Sea state ahead of a late-November deadline to mark their disputed...