Under the pretext of protecting regional security, President Yoweri Museveni has launched a crackdown on the media, which he claims is speculating on the death of Dr John Garang.
15 August 2005 - Evelyn Kiapi Matsamura
Uncertainty looms over the fledgling peace following the untimely death of the country's First Vice-President and President of Southern Sudan, Dr John Garang.
11 August 2005 - Zachary Ochieng
Four women are pioneers of racial and gender equality in Johannesburg's emergency services.
9 August 2005 - The Star
Treatment with antiretroviral drugs not only saves lives of those infected with HIV but may also limit the spread of the virus, researchers reported during the 3rd International AIDS conference held in Rio de Janeiro, from July 24-27.
5 August 2005 - Henry Neondo
An ambitious regional Programme for Biomass Energy Conservation has been launched in Zambia with a vision to satisfy the energy requirements of the 1996 SADC Energy Protocol.
4 August 2005 - Singy Hanyona
Tension continues to rise in Ethiopia as authorities adamantly conceal the results of the national elections that took palce in May.
22 July 2005 - IRIN
One person was killed as police clashed with protesters over the ongoing contitutional debate.
22 July 2005 - IRIN
HIV/AIDS is now 20 years old in Kenya but details about the stigma it has had on religious leaders across Africa are just emerging.
18 July 2005 - Henry Neondo
The WorldFish Centre, an autonomous non-profit international scientific research organization is striving to alleviate poverty and hunger in the rural communities by encouraging fish farming and aquaculture.
16 July 2005 - Raphael Mweninguwe
A group of armed street children is on the rampage in the streets of Lagos,harassing motorists and pedestrians and extorting money from them.
14 July 2005 - IRIN
For thousands of years, girls in the area that is now the tiny African country of Djibouti, have been subjected to pharaonic circumcision.
12 July 2005 - IRIN
In this interview with BBC Newsnight's Paul Mason (reproduced here with permission of Paul Mason) Marie Shaba, chairperson of the Tanzanian Association of NGOs, discusses how the G8 can assist Africa's development.
7 July 2005 - Pambazuka
Even as the World Refugee Day was marked on 20 June, refugees living in Kenya had little to celebrate, given the continued violation of their rights.
7 July 2005 - Diana Masila
The government has issued a ban on the public flogging of convicted petty criminals by customary courts, but has refused to outlaw such punishment, attracting wide condemnation from human rights groups.
5 July 2005 - IRIN
The textile industry in the country is facing a major crisis following the ploriferation of cheap Chinese textiles in the local market.
30 June 2005 - IRIN