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The former prime minister of Uganda, who is challenging longtime leader Yoweri Museveni for the presidency, is undeterred by political intimidation.

The government of Tanzania is on the verge of passing draconian information laws, while being praised by the U.S. as a leader on open governance and transparency.

Kenya’s decision to shut down money transfers to Somalia threatens not only Somalis, but aid agencies.

Despite fears of election violence and Boko Haram's terrorism, the country's successful vote proves that its democracy is maturing.

No, shopping at Tiffany won't help to end Congo's bloody civil conflict.

But African community-based responses are the silver lining.

A two-tiered system for helping health-care workers affected with Ebola.

The United States' latest response to the Ebola crisis is infuriating.

While the U.S. is hosting African heads of state, partisan bickering threatens to undermine the U.S.-Africa relationship.

The No. 1 job of any nation's leaders is to protect their people from harm.

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