News from East and Central Africa



  • 24 February 2020: Kenya: 'It's Harder Here' - African Climate Strikers Lack Support, Says Teen - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -'It's not like in the West where there is a lot more understanding of climate change and therefore more support from family, school and the media for youth activists. It's much harder here.'
  • 24 February 2020: Sudan: Will Omar Al-Bashir and the ICC Meet At Last? - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [ISS] At the peak of the Darfur crisis in the mid 2000s, a cloud of fear hung heavy in many of the camps for internally displaced people as women returned from gathering firewood to their makeshift tented homes. This daily ritual became a terrifying dash as stories emerged of women being raped or killed by the Janjaweed militia lurking outside, allegedly acting on behalf of the government under former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir.
  • 24 February 2020: Rwanda: Rwandan Riders Switch Focus to 'Critical' Stage 2 - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [New Times] Patrick Byukusenge, Ignite Benediction rider, is optimistic about Rwanda's chances as Stage 2 takes the Tour du Rwanda 2020 to Southern Province, in Huye District on Monday.
  • 24 February 2020: Tanzania: U.S. Star Alicia Keys Eyes Singeli - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's Singeli music is spreading far beyond its roots after American musician Alicia Augello-Cook, known popularly as Alicia Keys decided to incorporate the frenetic music into her tunes.