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Russia defends slashing US diplomats as hope fades of better ties

President Vladimir Putin announced Sunday that the US will have to slash its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755

Kiev and rebels swap captives in peace push

Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels are set to complete a swap of hundreds of prisoners as part of a new push for peace.

Post-election Kenya: Between joy and gloom

People danced in the streets after the announcement of Uhuru Kenyatta's victory, while areas loyal to Raila Odinga plunged into gloom.

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

Hours before south Sudan becomes independent, a mood of joyful expectation has swept through its capital, with crowds dancing in the streets.

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.

Uganda’s Besigye arrested for ‘walk to work’ protest

Ugandan police arrested opposition leader Kizza Besigye for the third time this month and remanded him in custody after they again broke up a

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's president has urged African leaders to unite agaisnt terrorism just weeks after Somali militants set off deadly twin bombings in Kampala.

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.

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