Rwanda

Uganda: Milton Allimadi on 02.18.2016 presidential election

Flashpoints Investigative Radio, on Pacifica/KPFA, 01.21.2015.

The U.S. and the upcoming Ugandan presidential election.
 

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, left, and challengers Amama Mbabazi, center, and Dr. Kizza Besigye, right

Burundi atrocities fraud exposed by France 24 Observers

Refugees International on Rwandan recruitment of Burundian refugees

KPFA Weekend News, 01.09.2015.

On Rwandan recruitment of Burundian refugees into a new rebel army in Africa's war ravaged Great Lakes Region.

 

Kampala Talks on Burundi: Western nations and armed insurgents demand regime change

KPFA Weekend News, 12.26.2015.

Talks aimed at ending the conflict in the East African nation of Burundi will begin in Kampala, Uganda on December 28th. The US, the EU and Burundi’s armed insurgency have all insisted that Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza step down. They say that his third term violated the 2000 Arusha peace agreement, which said that no president would serve more than two terms. The Arusha agreement, they say, is more important than the Burundian constitutional court's ruling that the constitution allowed Nkurunziza to be elected one more time. 

Agence France Presse reports that President Nkurunziza is enormously popular among Burundi's rural majority, but the US, EU and armed insurgents in the country's capital continue to demand that he step down.

Rwanda: Referendum passes to make Kagame president till 2034

KPFA Weekend News, 12.19.2015.

Rwanda's electoral commisssion reports that only 1.6% of Rwandans voted against eliminating presidential term limits for current President Paul Kagame.

 

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