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‘Africa Should Have Its Own Currency’ – South Africa President Ramaphosa Says

‘Africa Should Have Its Own Currency’ – South Africa President Ramaphosa Says

🕔11:16, 1.Apr 2018

“The hour, the day, and the moment could have arrived for Africa to have its own currency so that we get out of our heads this colonial mentality of relying on other people’s currency. We can match that currency with others,” Cyril Ramaphosa told African leaders.

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China Building Infrastructures in Africa Ease Overcapacity and Expand Foreign Markets

China Building Infrastructures in Africa Ease Overcapacity and Expand Foreign Markets

🕔09:37, 24.Mar 2018

African countries still open to cooperation on China-funded projects, ambassador says. No one ‘distancing themselves’ from investment opportunities, Zhou Yuxiao, Beijing’s ambassador to Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, says.

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Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi Imposes Stability Over Democracy In Egypt Election

Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi Imposes Stability Over Democracy In Egypt Election

🕔11:42, 20.Mar 2018

There is no question the general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi will win a second four-year term. But the March 26-28 election will likely be remembered as the event that signaled Egypt’s break with the little pretense it had left of democratic rule, seven years after a popular uprising toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak in the name of democracy.

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Trump Sends US Secretary of State Tillerson Forthwith to Mend Fences in Africa

Trump Sends US Secretary of State Tillerson Forthwith to Mend Fences in Africa

🕔11:39, 7.Mar 2018

“My firm belief is that there is ample opportunity on the continent for economic growth, for greater prosperity, and for responding to global challenges through mutually respectful partnerships,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. Read more.

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Miguna Miguna Arrest Takes Center Stage

Miguna Miguna Arrest Takes Center Stage

🕔10:23, 2.Feb 2018

Police sources confirmed that Mr Miguna was taken to Kiambu Police Station, but later driven off to an unknown destination. Meanwhile, Miguna Miguna text message says: “They have arrested me. They have bombed my house and broken everything. They are still here. They are searching all rooms. It’s an assassination squad. I can’t speak. They are still here … looking for me.”

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Palestinian President Abbas Appeals to African Union After Saying No future US Role

Palestinian President Abbas Appeals to African Union After Saying No future US Role

🕔08:39, 29.Jan 2018

“We do not accept any role of the United States in the political process from now on, because it is completely biased towards Israel,” Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas said after Trump’s announcement.

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ANC, EFF Unite in Protest Against ‘Racist’ Hoërskool Overvaal in Gauteng

ANC, EFF Unite in Protest Against ‘Racist’ Hoërskool Overvaal in Gauteng

🕔12:11, 17.Jan 2018

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi was scheduled to speak to journalists at the nearby Riverside High School on Wednesday morning. Lesufi on Monday said his department intended to appeal the judgment made by Judge Bill Prinsloo that 55 English-speaking learners could not be admitted at Hoërskool Overvaal due to capacity constraints.

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Olusegun Obasanjo Says Not Ripe to Determine If He Will Support Muhammadu Buhari’s Second Term

Olusegun Obasanjo Says Not Ripe to Determine If He Will Support Muhammadu Buhari’s Second Term

🕔12:43, 9.Jan 2018

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that it is not yet ripe to determine if he will support President Muhammadu Buhari’s bid for a second term in office or not. Having ditched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which brought him to power for eight years, Obasanjo in 2014 threw his weight behind Buhari and invariably the All Progressives Congress (APC) as against the PDP administration led by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso: His Biography and Profile

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso: His Biography and Profile Updated

🕔10:00, 30.Dec 2017

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was born on 21 October 1956. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso popularly knows as Rabiu Kwankwaso is a Nigerian politician. He was two times Governor of Kano State from 1999–2003 and 2011–2015. He was the first governor of Kano State in the fourth republic who was elected under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (Nigeria). Kwankwaso lost re-election bid in 2003 to Ibrahim Shekarau and was in July same year appointed Defense Minister by President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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George Weah Wins 2017 Presidential Election in Liberia Africa

George Weah Wins 2017 Presidential Election in Liberia Africa

🕔08:41, 29.Dec 2017

George Weah has won Liberia’s presidential run-off election and will succeed incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf next month, the country’s first democratic transition in over 70 years. With 98.1 percent of the vote counted, Weah led with 61.5 percent to Vice President Joseph Boakai’s 38.5 percent, National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoyah told reporters in the capital Monrovia.

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Thabo Mbeki Biography and Profile

Thabo Mbeki Biography and Profile

🕔18:34, 27.Dec 2017

Thabo Mbeki is a South African politician best known as the two-term president of South Africa after Nelson Mandela. Thabo Mbeki is a South African politician born on June 18, 1942, in Mbewuleni, Idutywa, South Africa. The anti-apartheid supporter rose within the political ranks of the African National Congress.

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