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  • Liberia’s elections gather momentum

    Liberia’s elections gather momentum

    Liberia votes on October 10 and already, the elections fever has gripped the country as campaigns are being held by the 22 presidential candidates who are seeking to replace Ellen ...

  • Angola ‘go to the polls’ on August 23

    Angola ‘go to the polls’ on August 23

    Angola's general elections will be held on August 23 to choose a successor to President Eduardo dos Santos after his 38 years rule. Dos Santos, 74, has been in power since 1979 and ...

  • President Muhammadu Buhari calls for Nigerian unity

    President Muhammadu Buhari calls for Nigerian unity

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation following three months of medical leave in the UK. In a televised speech, Mr Buhari, 74, said he was "distressed" by calls ...

  • Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones

    Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones

    The Uganda Free Zones Authority has issued 3 developer’s licenses to Wagagai Ltd, Jambo Roses Ltd and Ugarose flower to operate as free zone. “The flower sector is one of the secto ...

Liberia’s elections gather momentum

Liberia’s elections gather momentum

Liberia votes on October 10 and already, the elections fever has gripped the country as campaigns are being held by the 22 presidential candidates who are seeking to replace Ellen ...

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Angola ‘go to the polls’ on August 23

Angola ‘go to the polls’ on August 23

Angola's general elections will be held on August 23 to choose a successor to President Eduardo dos Santos after his 38 years rule. Dos Santos, 74, has been in power since 1979 an ...

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President Muhammadu Buhari calls for Nigerian unity

President Muhammadu Buhari calls for Nigerian unity

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation following three months of medical leave in the UK. In a televised speech, Mr Buhari, 74, said he was "distressed" by calls ...

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Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones

Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones

The Uganda Free Zones Authority has issued 3 developer’s licenses to Wagagai Ltd, Jambo Roses Ltd and Ugarose flower to operate as free zone. “The flower sector is one of the sect ...

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Mass burial for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

Mass burial for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

A mass burial for about 300 people killed by a mudslide and flooding has taken place on the outskirts of the capital Freetown. The graves were prepared at Waterloo, 30km from Free ...

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Zambian opposition leader freed

Zambian opposition leader freed

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was freed by a judge on Wednesday after the state prosecutor dropped charges against him of plotting to overthrow the government. Hich ...

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600 still missing in Sierra Leone floods

600 still missing in Sierra Leone floods

Concern shifted Wednesday to the estimated 600 people still missing and thousands made homeless in Sierra Leone by deadly floods in the capital, as aid groups scrambled to coordin ...

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Paul Kagame won elections with 98.8%

Paul Kagame won elections with 98.8%

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame won 98.8 percent of the vote in last week’s election, more than initially indicated, the central African country’s electoral body said on Wednesday. ...

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Kenyan elections ‘peaceful’ – Observer missions

Kenyan elections ‘peaceful’ – Observer missions

East African Community Observer Mission in Kenya has said the electronic system used by the election commission was not hacked. The observers were addressing journalists on Thursd ...

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Obasanjo mediates in Zambian opposition leader’s detention

Obasanjo mediates in Zambian opposition leader’s detention

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo visited jailed Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema in prison after seeking permission from President Edgar Lungu. Obasanjo wen ...

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