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GHANA: Nana Akufo-Addo Biography And Profile

GHANA: Nana Akufo-Addo Biography And Profile

Nana Akufo-Addo believes in Ghana. His presidency will be about encouraging Ghanaians to believe in themselves. Read Nana Akufo-Addo Biography And Profile.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Shaun Abrahams Reshuffles NPA In Line With His New Vision

Shaun Abrahams: “I reassure you to my commitment to lead this institution without fear, fear or prejudice and with the utmost due to God.” Read more.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Jacob Zuma Expresses Shock And Outrage At Criticism Against Judge Ian Farlam

Jacob Zuma President of South Africa said: “An attack on a member of the judiciary is shocking to say the least,” Read more.

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LESOTHO: Pakalitha Mosisili Humiliated At SADC Summit

Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili came under fire from his fellow leaders in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Read more.

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NIGERIA: Waiting On Buhari

NIGERIA: Waiting On Buhari

Nigerians and the world are waiting to hear what his educational policy looks like. They are waiting for him to define his healthcare policy. Read more.

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PRETORIA: NPA To Withdraw Charges Against Nomgcobo Jiba

Shaun Abrahams at a briefing at National Prosecuting Authority in Pretoria that the fraud and perjury charges against Jiba would be withdrawn. Read more.

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GHANA: Opposition Party Demands New Electoral Register Before 2016 Election

“The voters’ register is incurably flawed and cannot be relied on for the 2016 elections,” NPP vice presidential candidate Mahamudu Bawumia. Read more.

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salva Kiir Mayardit Biography And Profile

SOUTH SUDAN: Salva Kiir Mayardit Biography And Profile

Mayardit, (born 1951, Akon, Sudan ), southern Sudanese rebel leader who in 2011 became the first president of the newly independent country of South Sudan. Read Salva Kiir Mayardit Biography And Profile.

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salva Kiir Rejects Peace Deal To End War In The Country

SOUTH SUDAN: Salva Kiir Rejects Peace Deal To End War In The Country

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir refused to sign final peace deal following talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital aimed at ending civil war. Read more.

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President Buhari, PAF And Images Of Corruption

Corruption cannot be more timely. The body is set to advise the country leader and his administration on anti-graft war and implementation of reform. Read more.

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Wal-Mart: A Grand Bargain for Nigeria

Governor Ambode rolled out the red carpet and literally gave the Wal-Mart envoys a blank cheque of support from the Lagos State Government. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Gen. Abdulsalami’s Peace Committee Without Justice

Certainly, there are senseless killings, lawlessness, breakdown of law and order as a result of corruption. Read more.

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Before We Crucify Kukah And His Peace Council

Kukah is in the eye of storm. He happens to be in news for the “wrong” reason in a long time, if not for the first time together with members. Read more.

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EGYPT: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Approves Emotive Anti-Terrorism Law

EGYPT: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Approves Emotive Anti-Terrorism Law

“In absence of an Egyptian parliament, these powers are without oversight and the authority granted to the president is near-absolute,” Amnesty. Read more.

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SIERRA LEONE: Charles Margai Of PMDC Questions Ernest Bai Koroma Over Emergency Regulations

This unilateral decision is a constitutional blunder, in a long list of what critics now regard as evidence of president Koroma’s dictatorship. Read more.

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EGYPT: Egyptian Government Calls HRW Rabaa Violence Investigation Ridiculous

HRW criticizes governmental “inaction” following the violent 2013 dispersal of the Rabaa sit-in.The ministry described the report as politicized. Read more.

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An Orgy Of Emergencies

One ponders profusely to come up with a more apt word to describe the Nigerian conundrum to no avail. Read more.

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Why President Buhari Must Take Akpabio’s Blackmail, Challenge And Threat Very Seriously – Akwa-Ibom APC

As a governor, Akpabio used DSS in Akwa Ibom State to intimidate and persecute Akwa Ibom elders, perceived political opponents and journalists. Read more.

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SOUTH AFRICA: President Jacob Zuma Violates Constitution

This is why Constitutional Court must give Zuma and Parliament a slap on the wrist and order the president to pay back money as recommended by the report, EFF said. Read more.

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Biafra: The Intellectual Anachronism Of The Igbo Elites And The Identity War In Nigeria

To most Igbo elites, especially after the civil war, the mere thought of Biafra provokes hysteria of conspiracy in the style of the Animal Farm. Read more.

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