Last year, Washington closed down its seven-year effort to track down Kony, ending an initiative that included encouraging LRA members through leaflets, loudspeakers and local radio broadcasts to defect. ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) questioned newly-appointed Secretary of State regarding the future of US-Africa policy. Specifically, she asked about elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the imprisonment of Noura Hussein in Sudan. ... read more / watch video »
The past few years have seen presidential term limits ended from coast to coast. In Gabon, the end of term limits this year effectively allowed President Ali Bongo Ondimba to rule for life. ... read more »
Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim nations, including Sudan.
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