A newly passed Ugandan law imposes lifetime prison sentences on homosexuals and hefty jail terms for gay rights activists. A legitimated political decision? Or an opportunist strategy by the powers that be?
A northern Ugandan man has spent the last nine years looking for his sister. Strange though it may sound, his only hope is that she was taken by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army.
By Gladys Oroma, Gulu
Although traffic at the DRC, Zambia border post of Kasumbalesa has returned to normal following the death of two truckers at the beginning of 2014, many say they fear for their lives.
By Eprahim Nsingo, Lusaka
For 47-year-old terminally ill Artwell Mandava from Mwenezi district in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo Province, reaching the nearest clinic in his area has become impossible, rendered so by two flooded rivers lying between his village and acces