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SOMALIA POLITICS: Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Shakes Up Security Agencies, Urges Militants’ Surrender

SOMALIA POLITICS: Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Shakes Up Security Agencies, Urges Militants’ Surrender

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, speaking days after U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration granted the U.S. military broader authority to carry out air strikes in Somalia, said tackling the al Shabaab insurgency was his top priority.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Talks Tough on Land

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Talks Tough on Land

“Zuma has shown he can be absolutely reckless in pursuit of his political agenda,” said NKC African Economics political analyst Gary van Staden.

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BENIN POLITICS: Patrice Talon Biography

BENIN POLITICS: Patrice Talon Biography

Patrice Talon was born on May 1, 1958, of a father who was a native of Ouidah and a mother of the Guédégbé family of Abomey. Read Patrice Talon Biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Muhammad Sanusi II to Northern Nigeria: Recognise That Muslim World Has Moved On

NIGERIA POLITICS: Muhammad Sanusi II to Northern Nigeria: Recognise That Muslim World Has Moved On

Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, says northern Nigeria needs to move on from the 13th century mindset of Islam, emphasising that the rest of the Muslim world has moved on.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Revealed! Christian Nwosu of INEC Says ‘Diezani Alison-Madueke Gave Him N30m to Compromise 2015 Election’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Revealed! Christian Nwosu of INEC Says ‘Diezani Alison-Madueke Gave Him N30m to Compromise 2015 Election’

Nwosu pleaded guilty after being arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned alongside Mrs. Alison-Madueke, who was not present for the arraignment.

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SOMALIA POLITICS: Hassan Ali-Khaire Vows to Defeat Corruption

SOMALIA POLITICS: Hassan Ali-Khaire Vows to Defeat Corruption

Hassan Ali-Khaire, said he is mobilizing his government to tackle corruption and vowed to make the fight against misconduct a non-negotiable principle in his administration.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Godswill Akpabio Says Nyesom Wike Better Change Agent Than Buhari

NIGERIA POLITICS: Godswill Akpabio Says Nyesom Wike Better Change Agent Than Buhari

“Governor Wike has done more work and projects than the Federal Government. That is my opinion,” Godswill Akpabio, senate minority leader said.

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BENIN POLITICS: Patrice Talon Biographie

BENIN POLITICS: Patrice Talon Biographie

Patrice Talon est né le 1er mai 1958, d’un père cheminot natif de Ouidah et d’une mère issue de la famille Guédégbé d’Abomey. Patrice Talon Biographie.

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BENIN POLITICS: Parliament Rejects Bill to Reduce Presidential Terms

BENIN POLITICS: Parliament Rejects Bill to Reduce Presidential Terms

Benin President Patrice Talon came to power a year ago, promising to reduce the term limit because he said two terms were a cause of “complacency”.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Economic Recovery Plan Takes Center Stage Now

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Economic Recovery Plan Takes Center Stage Now

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he would today launch the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020 in his administration’s pursuit of economic revival, improved security and sustained war against corruption.

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SOMALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Biography

SOMALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Biography

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Mogadishu, Somalia on November 13, 1969. Ayaan Hirsi Ali grew up in exile embracing Islam. Read Ayaan Hirsi Ali Biography.

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BOTSWANA POLITICS: Festus Mogae Biography

BOTSWANA POLITICS: Festus Mogae Biography

Botswana Biography: His Excellency Festus Gontebanye Moga was born 21st August, 1939 at Serowe in Central District of  Botswana.Read Festus Mogae Biography.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Defends Cabinet Reshuffle, ANC-Allied Cosatu Calls For Him to Quit

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Defends Cabinet Reshuffle, ANC-Allied Cosatu Calls For Him to Quit

ANC-allied Cosatu, South Africa’s largest trade union, said Zuma must step down after his change of finance ministers triggered the credit rating downgrade.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Executive & Legislature Faceoff: CSOs Warn Against Subversion of National Assembly

NIGERIA POLITICS: Executive & Legislature Faceoff: CSOs Warn Against Subversion of National Assembly

A coalition of large Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has condemned in strong terms the ongoing attempt by the executive and their agents to subvert the authority and undermine the legislature, describing such move as an unnecessary distraction and a potent

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Mogae to Machar: Announce Ceasefire

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Mogae to Machar: Announce Ceasefire

Festus Mogae, chairman of Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) has asked South Sudan leader Riek Machar to declare a unilateral ceasefire.

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EGYPT POLITICS: Court Overturns Block On Red Sea Islands Transfer to Saudi Arabia

EGYPT POLITICS: Court Overturns Block On Red Sea Islands Transfer to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that a judicial decision to block the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia is void, judicial sources said, potentially reviving a deal that triggered protests in Egypt.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Dino MeLiar: The Insufferable Liar

NIGERIA POLITICS: Dino MeLiar: The Insufferable Liar

One thing about people like Dino MeLiar who have problems with the truth: those problems tend not to be one-time events. Dino MeLiar is an insufferable liar!

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CAMEROON POLITICS: Cameroon Crisis Takes Center Stage

CAMEROON POLITICS: Cameroon Crisis Takes Center Stage

“I write to you in hiding. Situation in English-speaking regions of Cameroon is scary. Security forces shooting dead unarmed protesters, arbitrary arrests.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Melaye to Ali Ndume: Saraki Will Reduce Your Punishment If You Tender Apology

NIGERIA POLITICS: Melaye to Ali Ndume: Saraki Will Reduce Your Punishment If You Tender Apology

Speaking when he appeared as a guest on Politics Today, a programme on Channels Television, Dino Melaye said Ali Ndume was not a victim of witch-hunt.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: To Eliminate Corruption Will Eliminate Human Race: Dogara

NIGERIA POLITICS: To Eliminate Corruption Will Eliminate Human Race: Dogara

Yakubu Dogara admits: “To eliminate it will amount to eliminating the totality of the human race. This is because no human being is clothed in perfection.”

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