Uganda Tries to Commit Critic of President to Mental Institution
New York Times
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda at an election rally in Kampala, the capital, in 2016. He is in power 31 years after setting out as a great hope for African democracy and routinely intimidates dissidents and journalists. Credit Ben Curtis ...
In surprise move, Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president
The Times of Israel
(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File). Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election in 2009 sparked massive protests and a sweeping crackdown in which thousands of people were detained, dozens killed and others tortured. The memory of the 2009 unrest likely sparked ...
World Bank Cuts Kenya Growth Forecast to 5.5% on Drought, Credit
Camel herders scoop up water in plastic buckets from one of the few watering holes in the area, to water their animals near the drought-affected village of Bandarero, near Moyale town on the Ethiopian border, in northern Kenya, Friday, March 3, 2017.
UN Warns Of Drought And Starvation In Somalia05:11
Here And Now
A young Somali boy sits outside his makeshift hut at a camp for people displaced from their homes elsewhere in the country by the drought, shortly after dawn in Qardho, Somalia on, March 9, 2017. (Ben Curtis/AP). In addition to the fighting going on in ...