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Frank Nyakairu

Frank Nyakairu

    Uganda rebels deny mass killings in north-east DRC
    Uganda rebels deny mass killings in north-east DRC
    One of Africa's most brutal rebel groups, Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), said on Monday a report that its members killed hundreds of...
    Kenya tightens security on porous Somalia border
    Kenya tightens security on porous Somalia border
    Kenya has increased security on its porous desert border with Somalia ahead of an expected offensive by government forces there that could prompt...
    Millions hungry as East Africa drought enters fifth year
    Millions hungry as East Africa drought enters fifth year
    Drought for a fifth year running is driving more than 23-million east Africans in seven countries towards severe hunger and destitution, international aid agency Oxfam said on Tuesday....
    Hundreds killed in south Sudan tribal violence
    Hundreds killed in south Sudan tribal violence
    Tribal violence in southern Sudan has killed at least 1 200 people this year and could mar the country's first multiparty elections in two...
    Millions hungry as warming shifts seasons
    Millions hungry as warming shifts seasons
    The rainmakers were convinced the god was angry.
    Thousands of Somali refugees stream into Kenya
    Thousands of Somali refugees stream into Kenya
    Somalis fleeing war and hunger at home are pouring into neighbouring Kenya at an average rate of 7 000 a month, swelling what is already the...
    UN investigator probes Kenyan killings
    UN investigator probes Kenyan killings
    A United Nations official began investigations on Monday into alleged brutality by Kenyan security forces, including accusations of summary...
    Uganda turns to mass circumcision in Aids fight
    Uganda turns to mass circumcision in Aids fight
    Ugandan authorities have launched a mass circumcision drive with the hope it will reduce HIV/Aids rates in the East African country.
    Ugandan coffee may disappear in 30 years
    Ugandan coffee may disappear in 30 years
    Changing weather patterns in Uganda may lead to the extinction of the East African country's key export, coffee, in coming decades, a report by...
    Uganda rebel Kony wants more peace talks
    Uganda rebel Kony wants more peace talks
    Uganda's fugitive rebel, Joseph Kony, has broken months of silence to call for the resumption of peace talks that collapsed in April and prompted...
    Uganda rebels abducting children, says rights group
    Uganda rebels abducting children, says rights group
    Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels have abducted at least 100 children from neighbouring countries to use as sex slaves and porters, an...