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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Death Threats Directed at Lindiwe Sisulu Worrying: Cyril Ramaphosa Says

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Death Threats Directed at Lindiwe Sisulu Worrying: Cyril Ramaphosa Says

ANC member Lindiwe Sisulu confirmed to the City Press that she received intelligence in June last year that her life was in danger.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Gowon to Nigerians: When You Pray Nigeria’s Insurmountable Problems Will Be Solved

NIGERIA POLITICS: Gowon to Nigerians: When You Pray Nigeria’s Insurmountable Problems Will Be Solved

Yakubu Gowon: “I think whatever problem we have, we should pray concerning it. God will hear the prayer for peace and well-being of the country.”

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KENYA POLITICS: Lupita Endorses Her Father Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o for Kisumu Governorship

KENYA POLITICS: Lupita Endorses Her Father Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o for Kisumu Governorship

Lupita Nyong’o Oscar winner has endorsed her father Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o bid for Kisumu governor in a passionate video posted on her Facebook page: Video.

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RWANDA POLITICS: Parliament Passes Cyber Security Bill

RWANDA POLITICS: Parliament Passes Cyber Security Bill

In December the same year, the draft law was returned to parliament following President Paul Kagame’s request that it’s revised further to include articles, mostly concerning national security.

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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Appeals to Ghanaians to Support His Government

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Appeals to Ghanaians to Support His Government

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to Ghanaians to cooperate and support his government in nation building.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Stalled! Saraki’s Trial Date Adjourned By Rotimi Jacob SAN

NIGERIA POLITICS: Stalled! Saraki’s Trial Date Adjourned By Rotimi Jacob SAN

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has been standing trial over alleged false asset declaration during his tenure as governor of Kwara State.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 2019 Election: Don’t Rule Buhari Out, Aides Say

NIGERIA POLITICS: 2019 Election: Don’t Rule Buhari Out, Aides Say

Close aides say though Buhari is not even thinking of the 2019 presidential race at the moment, those who rule him out are doing so at their own peril.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Sisulu Warns ANC Leadership: Don’t ‘Hand Over ‘Disfigured’, ‘Besmirched’ Party to Next Generation’

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Sisulu Warns ANC Leadership: Don’t ‘Hand Over ‘Disfigured’, ‘Besmirched’ Party to Next Generation’

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu cautioned that the ANC could lose the 2019 general election if it continued on its current trajectory.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Shaka Zulu Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Shaka Zulu Biography

South Africa Biography: Shaka Zulu (1787-1828) was founder of the Zulu nation, a born leader and a brilliant general. Read Shaka Zulu Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Name Added to ANC Presidential Race

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Name Added to ANC Presidential Race

African National Congress (ANC) branch in Keiskammahoek puts ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu as presidential candidate to succeed President Jacob Zuma.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Lindiwe Sisulu Biography

Lindiwe Nonceba Sisulu was born 10 May 1954, South Africa. 1975 and 1976, Ms Sisulu was detained for political activities. Read Lindiwe Sisulu Biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerian Politicians Engage in ‘Do-Or-Die’ Politics: Mahmood Yakubu Says

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerian Politicians Engage in ‘Do-Or-Die’ Politics: Mahmood Yakubu Says

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has accused Nigerian politicians of being extremely desperate for power and engaging in a “do-or-die” politics.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

NIGERIA POLITICS: Release Deji Adeyanju Now or Face the Consequence, Civil Society Groups Warn Police

Deji Adeyanju is a peaceful activist. None of the rallies he called or participated in has ever gone violent.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Tsvangirai, Mujuru to Challenge Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Tsvangirai, Mujuru to Challenge Mugabe

Morgan Tsvangirai and Joice Mujuru would seek to form coalition government to bring political change. President Robert Mugabe has run Zimbabwe since 1980.

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ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Haile Selassie Biography And Profile

ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Haile Selassie Biography And Profile

Haile Selassie was born in a mud hut in Ejersa Gora in Ethiopia on July 23, 1892. Read Haile Selassie Biography and Profile.

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ZAMBIA POLITICS: Hichilema Lawyers Ask Court to Dismiss Treason Case

ZAMBIA POLITICS: Hichilema Lawyers Ask Court to Dismiss Treason Case

Hichilema and his UPND deputy Geoffrey Mwamba were arrested and charged with unlawful assembly and seditious practices in October after a party meeting.

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ETHIOPIA POLITICS: 669 People Killed in Unrest

ETHIOPIA POLITICS: 669 People Killed in Unrest

The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission presented its findings and acknowledged that security forces had taken disproportionate measures in some areas.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Abracadabra! Behold, The Scammer And The Scammed

NIGERIA POLITICS: Abracadabra! Behold, The Scammer And The Scammed

We cannot use shoes as hammers, newspapers for umbrellas, and finger nail to tight a screw. Nigeria is in palpable trouble.

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: UN Says Japanese Troops Start Withdrawing From South Sudan Mission

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: UN Says Japanese Troops Start Withdrawing From South Sudan Mission

“The first group is leaving today,” Daniel Dickinson, spokesman for the U.N. peace keeping mission called UNMISS, told Reuters moments before the troops were due to board their flight at Juba International Airport.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Fuel Theft: Senate Asks NNPC To Go Beyond Sacking Officials

NIGERIA POLITICS: Fuel Theft: Senate Asks NNPC To Go Beyond Sacking Officials

“The Senate is appalled that NNPC is not contemplating on doing something about the involvement of officials of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) which actually played key roles in the missing products case.

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