Ugandan police beat protestors at summit (10 comments)

24 November 2007

By George Parker and Michael Holman in Kampala

Human rights demonstrators were on Friday beaten by Ugandan police in Kampala, during an Commonwealth summit dominated by talk of upholding civil liberties and democracy. David Miliband, Britain's foreign minister, promised to raise concerns about Uganda's human rights in Kampala, but governments ignored opposition calls for a summit boycott. 

 

The G8 summit: good for Africans? (39 comments)

10 July 2005

Is Africa better off after Gleneagles? The continent's profile is higher, debate about its crisis is better informed and more vigorous. That can only be a good thing.