Friday, 15 December 2017

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Uganda’s attorney general endorses 7-year term for president, MPs

Uganda’s attorney general endorses 7-year term for president, MPs

Following President Museveni’s suggestion that African presidents and the countries they lead could benefit from having 7 year terms in office rather than 5, like the one in Ugand ...

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Angola’s leader vows to fight corruption

Angola’s leader vows to fight corruption

Angola's President João Lourenço has vowed to recover money siphoned out of the oil-rich state, saying his campaign against corruption should not be seen as the "persecution" of w ...

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Somaliland swears in new president

Somaliland swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished the peaceful tran ...

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Tanzanian president pardons child rapist musicians

Tanzanian president pardons child rapist musicians

Two popular singers serving life sentences after being found guilty of raping primary school children have walked free from a Tanzanian prison, having received a presidential pard ...

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Kenya opposition postpones Odinga’s December 12 swearing in

Kenya opposition postpones Odinga’s December 12 swearing in

Kenya’s main opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) has announced a postponement of the swearing-in ceremony of its leader Raila Odinga as president of the count ...

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Senegal opens new $600 million airport built over 10 years

Senegal opens new $600 million airport built over 10 years

Senegal has a new airport as the West African country seeks to underline its status as an airline hub in the sub region. The Blaise Diagne International Airport was officially ope ...

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Anti-apartheid hero dies

Anti-apartheid hero dies

Anti-apartheid activist and close friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela, Laloo Chiba dies. Laloo Chiba was a friend of Ahmed Kathrada and Nelson Mandela. One of ...

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Former finance minister of Zimbabwe granted bail

Former finance minister of Zimbabwe granted bail

Zimbabwe’s besieged former finance minister Ignatius Chombo has finally been granted bail by High Court Judge Edith Mushore. The judge who set aside the earlier magistrate court’s ...

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South Africa’s finance minister calls for an investigation into Steinhoff scandal

South Africa’s finance minister calls for an investigation into Steinhoff scandal

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba threw his weight behind regulatory investigations into the Steinhoff International scandal, while the JSE announced a probe into the retailer. Gigab ...

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World Bank approves $1.15 billion development policy loan for Egypt

World Bank approves $1.15 billion development policy loan for Egypt

The World Bank Group said its executive board approved on Tuesday a $1.15 billion development policy loan for Egypt to support the country’s economic reform programs. The loan is ...

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