East Africa: Entebbe Raid Humiliated Amin, Nearly Caused East African War

By Daniel K. Kalinaki It was the morning after the night before. Like many residents of Entebbe, the sleepy peninsula jutting into Lake Victoria 40 kilometres from the capital, Kampala, Chris Luvunia had heard the gunfire and seen the explosions light up the night sky. From the house on Nsamizi Hill that he shared with three other young air traffic […]

Read more

40 Years After Entebbe, Israeli PM Is visiting Africa: Bibi Plans First Official Tour

Defeating Islamist extremism is the Israel-Africa bond, says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who plans this year to visit Uganda, Kenya and possibly other African countries on the first official visit by a sitting Israeli head of state since 1987. He plans to time his visit around the 40th anniversary of the Entebbe raid, a counter-terror, hostage-rescue mission that took […]

Read more