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ZAMBIA POLITICS: Government Wants to Construct New Capital City

ZAMBIA POLITICS: Government Wants to Construct New Capital City 0

Minister of National Planning Lucky Mulusa and his team have identified Ngabwe in Central Province as the new site for the country’s new capital city.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: OSUN House of Assembly Members Are Jobless and Irresponsible: OSUN HDP

NIGERIA POLITICS: OSUN House of Assembly Members Are Jobless and Irresponsible: OSUN HDP 0

“Even the Lagos state House of Assembly never conferred such honorary membership on Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu (Aregbesola’s mentor) and Governor Fashola despite their innumerable achievements during their tenures.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma And His Many Ongoing Troubles

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma And His Many Ongoing Troubles 0

Zuma is finding himself with fewer friends outside of ANC; the SACP and Cosatu, that were pivotal to his rise to power, have called for him to step down.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Coup: Rumour of Coups that Went Wild

NIGERIA POLITICS: Coup: Rumour of Coups that Went Wild 0

General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, sounded a note of warning to soldiers to desist from hobnobbing with politicians for sinister purposes.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Don’t Abandon Us or they will Finish Us, Shiite Muslims cry out to Southern Leaders

NIGERIA POLITICS: Don’t Abandon Us or they will Finish Us, Shiite Muslims cry out to Southern Leaders 0

Leaders of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as Shiites, have cried out to Southern leaders not to abandon them as they create and strengthen alliances in agitating for a better deal for their people in the country.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Why Buhari Could Not Be Treated in Nigeria: Isaac Folorunso Adewole Explains

NIGERIA POLITICS: Why Buhari Could Not Be Treated in Nigeria: Isaac Folorunso Adewole Explains 0

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, assured Nigerians there is no cause for concern over President Muhammadu Buhari’s health.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Dismisses Zuma Removal Report as ‘Fabrication’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: ANC Dismisses Zuma Removal Report as ‘Fabrication’ 0

Zuma, 75, whose term ends in 2019, survived an internal bid to remove him in 2016 following a Constitutional Court ruling that he had violated his oath of office by refusing to reimburse the state for upgrades to his personal residence.

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GAMBIA POLITICS: Jammeh’s 86 Bank Accounts, 131 Properties Seized

GAMBIA POLITICS: Jammeh’s 86 Bank Accounts, 131 Properties Seized 0

“The government has obtained a court order to freeze and place temporary hold on all of Jammeh’s known assets and companies directly linked to him,” Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambedou says.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Needs More Of This Anti-Corruption Joke

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Needs More Of This Anti-Corruption Joke 0

The anti-corruption war may not be perfect yet but it had done tremendously well to cleanse the Augean stable and stench of dirt that preceded it.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 50 Biafra Independent Movement Members Arrested

NIGERIA POLITICS: 50 Biafra Independent Movement Members Arrested 0

The Biafra agitators had marched from the popular Spera-In-Deo junction to Presco junction Abakaliki to purportedly commemorate Biafra independence.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza Worries About Her Family Safety

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza Worries About Her Family Safety 0

ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza says she is still waiting for a response to complaints she has filed over recent threats to her and her family’s safety.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Bola Tinubu Warns of Coup Threat

NIGERIA POLITICS: Bola Tinubu Warns of Coup Threat 0

“Just a few days ago we heard warning some people were trying to entice the military out of the barracks. I want to add my voice to that warning,” Tinubu.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Exam Malpractice and JAMB’s Futile Attempt to Tarnish Igbo Image

NIGERIA POLITICS: Exam Malpractice and JAMB’s Futile Attempt to Tarnish Igbo Image 0

Ndigbo will not succumb to this blackmail and attempt to deny our sons and daughters opportunities of higher education in order to make space for the largely illiterate north to take their spaces in the universities.

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Declares ‘Unilateral Ceasefire From Today’

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Declares ‘Unilateral Ceasefire From Today’ 0

Kiir: “I directed the prosecutor general to immediately review the cases of those who have committed crime against the state, commonly known as political prisoners, and ensure the necessary steps taken are taken to lead their release.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: We Will Resist Any Attack on Chief Femi Fani-Kayode or Any Yoruba Leader – IGBIMO ODO YORUBA

NIGERIA POLITICS: We Will Resist Any Attack on Chief Femi Fani-Kayode or Any Yoruba Leader – IGBIMO ODO YORUBA 0

The Igbimo Odo Yoruba have watched with utmost dismay, the growing threat and assault to free speech, by some elements, from a section of the northern region of Nigeria.

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UGANDA POLITICS: Nalufenya Detention Facility: What You Need to Know Now

UGANDA POLITICS: Nalufenya Detention Facility: What You Need to Know Now 0

The visit by members of parliament to Nalufenya detention facility provided detail on how and where Kamwenge town council mayor Geoffrey Byamukama was arrested and tortured.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage 0

Ahmed Makarfi-led is challenging validity of Court of Appeal’s judgment, which affirmed Ali Modu Sheriff as the substantive National Chairman of the PDP.

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NIGERIA: Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Biography And Profile 0

Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi (3 March 1924 – 29 July 1966, Lalupon, Oyo State). Read Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: You Cannot Intimidate Femi Fani-Kayode, Southern & Middle Belt Youths Reply North

NIGERIA POLITICS: You Cannot Intimidate Femi Fani-Kayode, Southern & Middle Belt Youths Reply North 0

“We wonder where these Arewa Youths have been all this while that their cousins the Fulani herdsmen terrorists have been killing citizens with impunity in Benue.”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Emmerson Mnangagwa Close to Succeeding Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Emmerson Mnangagwa Close to Succeeding Mugabe 0

“Inevitably, this self-serving proselytising leads to destination (Emmerson) Mnangagwa,” Biti said in his contribution.

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