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IVORY COAST POLITICS: Ex-Soldiers Convicted For Civil War-Era Expat Murders

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Ex-Soldiers Convicted For Civil War-Era Expat Murders

Former police chief Osee Loguey was sentenced to 20 years in prison while General Bruno Dogbo Ble, then-commander of the elite Republican Guard to 18 years.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Government in Talks to Release Remaining Chibok Girls: Buhari

NIGERIA POLITICS: Government in Talks to Release Remaining Chibok Girls: Buhari

Of the girls taken from their school in the northeastern town of Chibok in 2014, 195 are still missing.

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NAMIBIA POLITICS: Geingob to Make it Mandatory for White-Owned Businesses to Sell 25 Percent Stake to Blacks

NAMIBIA POLITICS: Geingob to Make it Mandatory for White-Owned Businesses to Sell 25 Percent Stake to Blacks

A draft bill on the Namibia Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEF) was expected to be tabled before his cabinet soon, Geingob said in a speech on Wednesday.

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ZAMBIA POLITICS: Hichilema Barred Access to Lawyers

ZAMBIA POLITICS: Hichilema Barred Access to Lawyers

Hichilema was arrested on Tuesday and charged with treason for allegedly obstructing Lungu’s motorcade, raising the political temperature further.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 4 Dead After Army, Police Bloody Clash in Yobe State

NIGERIA POLITICS: 4 Dead After Army, Police Bloody Clash in Yobe State

“Nigeria police is abreast of the unfortunate incident in Damaturu between personnel of the force and Nigerian army,” police spokesman Jimoh Moshood said.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

Over 30,000 people marched in Pretoria calling on President Jacob Zuma to quit. Zuma, who turned 75 on Wednesday, has survived previous protests.

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ZAMBIA POLITICS: Hichilema Faces Treason Charge

ZAMBIA POLITICS: Hichilema Faces Treason Charge

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested and will be charged with treason for allegedly obstructing President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Lower House Committee to Probe Oil Licence Deal, Goodluck Jonathan May Give Evidence

NIGERIA POLITICS: Lower House Committee to Probe Oil Licence Deal, Goodluck Jonathan May Give Evidence

Recent information both nationally and internationally, indicating Goodluck Ebele Jonathan may have been complicit in the controversial OPL 245 deal.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Busisiwe Khoza Biography

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Busisiwe Khoza Biography

Makhosi Khoza achievements include ground-breaking research unpacks the sophistication of indigenous languages. Read Makhosi Busisiwe Khoza Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza: Leadership Injudiciousness: Deleterious to ANC Relevance and Lifespan

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Makhosi Khoza: Leadership Injudiciousness: Deleterious to ANC Relevance and Lifespan

Sikhumbuzo Tshabalala, I understand you fully, but who am I? I’m led by an injudicious leadership who are deleterious of ANC relevance & lifespan.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Weak President Vs. Barbarian Senators

NIGERIA POLITICS: Weak President Vs. Barbarian Senators

It’s more and more glaring that President Muhammadu Buhari is on the road to being Nigeria’s weakest President.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 593 People Freed of Boko Haram Ties

NIGERIA POLITICS: 593 People Freed of Boko Haram Ties

Nigeria’s military released 593 people after clearing them of having ties with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a spokesman said.

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UGANDA POLITICS: Stella Nyanzi Charged For Criticising Museveni On Facebook

UGANDA POLITICS: Stella Nyanzi Charged For Criticising Museveni On Facebook

Stella Nyanzi, a university research fellow and lecturer, called Museveni “a pair of buttocks” and his wife, who doubles as education minister, “empty-brained” in a post on her Facebook page.

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LIBYA POLITICS: Revealed! Trump Aide Gorka Pushes Plan to Partition Libya

LIBYA POLITICS: Revealed! Trump Aide Gorka Pushes Plan to Partition Libya

Sebastian Gorka, a top foreign policy official in US President Donald Trump’s White House has pushed a plan to divide Libya, a report suggests.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: A Compendium of Citizens’ Curses as an Instrument of Oath for Nigerian Politicians

NIGERIA POLITICS: A Compendium of Citizens’ Curses as an Instrument of Oath for Nigerian Politicians

It is in Nigeria we find thieving and adulterous pastors, arrogant and corrupt civil servants, bullying and morally corrupt politicians.

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UGANDA POLITICS: Police Arrests Stella Nyanzi Who Criticised Janet Museveni

UGANDA POLITICS: Police Arrests Stella Nyanzi Who Criticised Janet Museveni

Stella Nyanzi, a prominent academic has been arrested for criticising the wife of Ugandan Janet Museveni on social media, police said Saturday.

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Kabila Names Tshibala Prime Minister

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Kabila Names Tshibala Prime Minister

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila named a former member of the largest opposition party as prime minister on Friday, a move likely to further divide Kabila’s opponents after talks to negotiate his exit from power broke down.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Civil Society Groups Condemn Attempts to ‘Kill the Legislature’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Civil Society Groups Condemn Attempts to ‘Kill the Legislature’

A group of civil society organisations on Thursday marched “against an attempt to kill the legislature,” while urging Nigerians to rise up in defence of democracy and condemn the latest affront against the National Assembly by “executive boy.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Moshood Abiola Could Not Have Died the Way He Reportedly Did: Ishaya Bamaiyi

NIGERIA POLITICS: Moshood Abiola Could Not Have Died the Way He Reportedly Did: Ishaya Bamaiyi

“The release documents were ready, and Abiola was to go and sign them, but some NADECO members advised him against doing so, and he remained in detention until his death.”

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: DA, Rights Groups March Against Zuma

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: DA, Rights Groups March Against Zuma

Thousands marched in major South Africa cities to protest against President Jacob Zuma on Friday, demanding he quit after a cabinet reshuffle triggered the latest crisis of his presidency.

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