Monday, 19 February 2018

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  • Sudan frees political prisoners

    Sudan frees political prisoners

    Sudan's government has released more than 80 political prisoners, following a directive from President Omar al-Bashir. The detainees, among them women, students and journalists, we ...

  • President George Weah orders review of Liberia’s concession agreements

    President George Weah orders review of Liberia’s concession agreements

    Liberia’s new President George Weah has ordered a review of concessions entered into by previous administrations, the presidency said in a statement on Wednesday. The statement sai ...

  • Who is Cyril Ramaphosa?

    Who is Cyril Ramaphosa?

    South Africa has a new president – Cyril Ramaphosa. Do we know him? Ramaphosa cuts a decent figure to stabilise the economy, and secure the constitutional architecture that he help ...

  • Cyril Ramaphosa elected as President of South Africa

    Cyril Ramaphosa elected as President of South Africa

    ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected the president of the Republic of South Africa. Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng made the announcement after calling for nominations from ...

South Africa to issue banknotes to celebrate Tata Nelson Mandela

South Africa to issue banknotes to celebrate Tata Nelson Mandela

The SA Reserve Bank will issue new commemorative notes to mark former president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's centenary, it said on Monday. ''These notes will cover all denomination ...

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The Gambia re-joins the Commonwealth after 2013 exit

The Gambia re-joins the Commonwealth after 2013 exit

The Commonwealth has confirmed the successful readmission of Gambia into the global bloc. The West African country becomes the 53rd nation but fourth to re-join. The Gambia referr ...

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MultiChoice invites bidders for 24-hour news channel

MultiChoice invites bidders for 24-hour news channel

MultiChoice is moving quickly to commission a new 24-hour news channel on DStv, on Thursday asking interested parties to register their intention to bid. This comes just a week af ...

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Somali judge elected President of International Court of Justice

Somali judge elected President of International Court of Justice

Congratulatory messages from Somali and other parts of the world are being shared on social media following the election of Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf as president of the Interna ...

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Sierra Leone kick start campaigns ahead of March 7 general elections

Sierra Leone kick start campaigns ahead of March 7 general elections

Campaigns have started across Sierra Leone as politicians seek to flatter voters in the upcoming general elections. Voters will cast their ballots for a president and lawmakers on ...

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Pressure grows on Zuma to quit

Pressure grows on Zuma to quit

South African President Jacob Zuma is under growing pressure to step down. He and senior members of his African National Congress (ANC) party held talks on Sunday, and party leade ...

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Zambia police threatens arrest over sex dolls and vibrators

Zambia police threatens arrest over sex dolls and vibrators

Police in Zambia have threatened to arrest persons found in the possession of sex dolls and vibrators, a local portal, Mwebantu reports. According to police spokesperson, Esther K ...

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President of Namibia sanctions foreign travel for public office bearers

President of Namibia sanctions foreign travel for public office bearers

President of Namibia, Hage Geingob, has with immediate effect barred all foreign travel for public office bearers. In a statement published on January 31, 2018 via the government’ ...

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Jacob Zuma appeals not to be prosecuted – SA

Jacob Zuma appeals not to be prosecuted – SA

South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Thursday it had received arguments from President Jacob Zuma on why he should not be prosecuted for corruption. The NPA ...

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Paul Kagame takes over AU chair

Paul Kagame takes over AU chair

The new African Union chairperson, Paul Kagame, has said that ‘Free Movement’ for Africans ‘is achievable in 2018’. Free Movement which is part of the African Prosperity Agenda wo ...

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