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Talks begin on disarmament of rebel groups in eastern Congo

By EVELYNE MUSAMBI, AP News NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The third round of Congo peace talks facilitated by the East Africa regional bloc opened in...

WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racism concerns

By Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease...

Ugandan activist living in Vermont gets deportation reprieve

By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — Authorities in Vermont say a Ugandan activist who fled his home country after he says...

Kenzo, first Ugandan nominated for Grammy, had humble start

By RODNEY MUHUMUZA and PATRICK ONEN, Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Eddy Kenzo doesn’t know precisely when he was born, a quirk of personal...

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ continues the series’ quest to recover and celebrate lost cultures

By Julian C. Chambliss, The Conversation As someone who teaches and writes about Afrofuturism, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”...