Somalia Asks Uganda to Train Its National Army

Somalia Asks Uganda to Train Its National Army

Mogadishu-The President of Somalia Sheik Hassan Muhamud has called on the government of Uganda to help in rebuilding his country’s military that had collapsed after two decades of civil strife.

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The Problem with “Bendable” Democracy

July 11, 2013 7:35 pm0 comments by:
The Problem with “Bendable” Democracy

It is a cliché to say that democracy means different things to different people. As it happens, its meaning might be different with time as well. Take the Ancient Greek City states with their direct democracy. Only free adult male constituted “the people”. The women and slaves, regardless of their genders didn’t make the cut.

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Obama name Mark Childress as a new ambassador to Tanzania

July 9, 2013 1:10 am0 comments by:
Obama name Mark Childress as a new ambassador to Tanzania

Mark Childress will be U.S.  top diplomat in Tanzania, the White House said Monday. Currently Mark Childress is the  Deputy Chief of Staff for Planning in the administration of President Obama. His nomination continue to highlight the strategic interests of U.S. in Tanzania. The nomination require Senate confirmation.

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Egyptian Military Overthrows Morsi

July 3, 2013 10:13 pm0 comments by:
Egyptian Military Overthrows Morsi

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been overthrown by a military coup.

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Can ‘Ideological Vacuum’ explain nascent issues in Tanzania…?

July 2, 2013 7:12 am1 comment by:
Ideological Vacuum

Today, as President Barack Obama is visiting Tanzania, he, together with the former U.S.A President George Bush, will lay a wreath on the memorial of the August 1998 US Embassy bomb victims’ memorial in Dar-es-Salaam. Although the terrorist attacks were carried out in Tanzania and simultaneously in the U.S.A Embassy in Nairobi Kenya

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LRA Rebels Carryout More Attacks in Central African Republic

Some of the victims of LRA rebelion from CAR and Congo who are in Uganda for a meeting

Kampala-Latest report on the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA rebels indicates that the group is still active and carrying out atrocities in Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Martin Kobler of Germany has been appointed as the new UN special Representative for DRC

June 10, 2013 10:04 pm0 comments by:
Mr.Martin Kobler

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Martin Kobler of Germany as his Special Representative for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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At its 50th anniversary celebrations, Africa should embrace the New Security Agenda

June 8, 2013 2:55 pm3 comments by:
At its 50th anniversary celebrations, Africa should embrace the New Security Agenda

As we are starting a second set of 50 years of Africa’s independence let us redefine our security priorities. This can be done through the eyes of New Security Agenda. In that way, we can identify each single security threat and effectively fight it.

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U.S. Takes Off the Gloves and Takes on the Competition with China for African Markets

May 2, 2013 10:01 pm0 comments by:
U.S. Takes Off the Gloves and Takes on the Competition with China for African Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), John Boozman (R-AR) and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced legislation today that will help create American jobs by dramatically increasing the number of U.S. exports to Africa.

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A “renewal’’ of The China-Tanzania Treaty of Friendship (1965)

April 28, 2013 7:56 pm2 comments by:
A “renewal’’ of The China-Tanzania Treaty of Friendship (1965)

Tanzania’s strategic decision to promote stronger ties with China is entirely understandable but sometimes it makes the Western capitals nervous. Relations between Tanzania and China date back to the Cooperation Agreement signed 48 years ago.

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