- Uganda leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-election Updated: Jul-31-15 1:04 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - Uganda's long-serving president on Friday declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying the country needs him to stick around to continue its economic development.
- Rwandan lawmakers vote to support third term for president Updated: Jul-14-15 1:12 pm
KIGALI, Rwanda - Rwandan lawmakers on Tuesday voted in support of a petition to remove presidential term limits from the country's constitution, starting a process that could see President Paul Kagame extend his rule beyond two terms.
- Amid violence and hunger, South Sudan marks 4th birthday Updated: Jul-09-15 11:27 am
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan marked four years of independence from Sudan on Thursday, but the celebrations were tempered by concerns about ongoing violence and the threat of famine.
- Ugandan police detain the president's 2 top opponents Updated: Jul-09-15 10:58 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - Ugandan police on Thursday detained two of the president's top challengers, an opposition leader and a former prime minister who last month announced he would seek the presidency.