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Wamala: we will pull our troops out of Somalia by December 2017.
Wamala: we will pull our troops out of Somalia by December 2017. avatar

 Uganda has said it will pull its troops out of Somalia by December 2017. Uganda's Chief of Defence Forces, General Katumba Wamala, told the BBC the decision was taken because of frustration with the Somali army and international partners. He said it was time for Somalia's army to take over it

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Morgan “The Elephant” Again Back To Kenya After Days in Somalia
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Decades ago, tens of thousands of elephants roamed the shores of East Africa. A wave of poaching in the 1970s and ’80s wiped out many of the gentle creatures. And in 1991 Somalia collapsed into a bloody civil war that would grind on for 25 years.The elephants that had survived in Somalia quickly fle

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EU on Uganda Elections: We want Election outcomes and scanned copies of declaration results
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International poll observers from the European Union have called on Uganda’s Electoral Commission to release election outcomes and scanned copies of declaration results forms online from all polling stations to allow for scrutiny by the public.The European Union Election Observer Mission (EU-EOM), h

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A change of guard beckons Sunday as Tanzania’s young and restless voters head to the polls
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In a sweltering makeshift restaurant in downtown Dar es Salaam, a fading picture of Julius Nyerere, grey-haired like a stern but loving grandfather, looks down at diners. Next to it is a framed picture of President Jakaya Kikwete who Tanzanians will be seeking to replace when they go to the polls on

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Why ICC disproportionately Targeting “East African” Leaders?
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) has come under heavy criticism, particularly from the African Union (AU), for disproportionately targeting Africa.In its 13 year history, the court has only charged African nationals, but perhaps more interestingly, some regions within continent are more likely