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Max Delany

Max Delany

    Russia defends slashing US diplomats as hope fades of better ties
    Russia defends slashing US diplomats as hope fades of better ties
    Moscow on Monday justified its decision to purge US diplomatic personnel in the country, as the Kremlin appeared to give up on hopes of improving...
    Kiev and rebels swap captives in peace push
    Kiev and rebels swap captives in peace push
    This is despite Kiev's decision to cut off key transport links to breakaway Crimea.
    Post-election Kenya: Between joy and gloom
    Post-election Kenya: Between joy and gloom
    In the western lakeside city of Kisumu, an Odinga stronghold and his home region, youths jeered at paramilitary units and chanted...
    Changing Kampala, one pothole at a time
    Changing Kampala, one pothole at a time
    It was Uganda's ubiquitous potholes that first made Ian Clarke want to stand to become the country's first elected white politician.
    Dancing in the street: South Sudan starts party early
    Dancing in the street: South Sudan starts party early
    Hours before south Sudan becomes independent, a mood of joyful expectation swept through its capital on Friday, with crowds dancing in the streets...
    Museveni sworn in as thousands welcome rival
    Museveni sworn in as thousands welcome rival
    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni vowed to stamp out "disrupting schemes" on Thursday as he was sworn in for a fourth term while masses of...
    Uganda's Besigye arrested for 'walk to work' protest
    Uganda's Besigye arrested for 'walk to work' protest
    Ugandan police arrested opposition leader Kizza Besigye for the third time this month Thursday and remanded him in custody after they again broke...
    Africa readies troops for Somalia
    Africa readies troops for Somalia
    African leaders are pledging thousands of new troops for Somalia to fight al-Qaeda-linked militants responsible for the twin World Cup bombings...
    Uganda calls on Africa to fight terror
    Uganda calls on Africa to fight terror
    A top United States official has pledged continued support for African peacekeeping efforts in war-torn Somalia, as Uganda's president urged...
    Blasts of $3 grenades rock Burundi's fragile peace
    Blasts of $3 grenades rock Burundi's fragile peace
    Grenades cost as little as $3 each in this tiny country, and they have become the preferred method of settling political scores.