Monday, 19 February 2018

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  • 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 ...

  • Ethiopia PM resigns

    Ethiopia PM resigns

    Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has offered to resign from his position as premier of the country and chairman of the ruling coalition. State media Fana Broadcasting ...

2015: The dramatic year that was

2015: The dramatic year that was

Three Ministers of Finance in the space of four days, chaotic scenes in Parliament and aggressive student demonstrations, 2015 was among the most dramatic years in post-independen ...

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Tanzania President suspends rail chief

Tanzania President suspends rail chief

On Tuesday, Tanzanian President John Magufuli suspended a senior rail official and ordered an investigation into likely anomalies in the awarding of a tender to build a standard g ...

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Rwandans vote ‘yes’ for Kagame’s third term

Rwandans vote ‘yes’ for Kagame’s third term

Rwandans voted to change the constitution to allow President Paul Kagame to potentially rule until 2034, according to partial referendum results, election officials said on Saturd ...

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The African Union reiterates its deep concern regarding the situation in Burundi

The African Union reiterates its deep concern regarding the situation in Burundi

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is deeply concerned by the escalation of violence in Burundi, illustrated by yesterday’s a ...

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Wits shut down: More student protests at SA University

Wits shut down: More student protests at SA University

The South African Metro police are monitoring a protest by Wits University students, which began outside the institution's gates on Wednesday morning. Students are protesting fee ...

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UN Security Council condemns recent Boko Haram terror attacks

UN Security Council condemns recent Boko Haram terror attacks

Members of the United Nations Security Council have denounced the attacks the Nigerian terror group, Boko Haram, carried out in neighbouring countries this past weekend. The membe ...

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ANC NGC 2015: The talking points

ANC NGC 2015: The talking points

The National General Council (NGC) of Africa’s oldest political movement, the African National Congress, wrapped up in Johannesburg yesterday evening, after a three-day long event ...

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Military denies Chibok girls pregnancy rumours

Military denies Chibok girls pregnancy rumours

The Nigeria Military has restated its commitment towards the rescue of the Chibok schoolgirls and other victims the Boko Haram sect is holding captive. Acting Director of Defence ...

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International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child

11 October marks International Day of the Girl Child, recognising the rights of girls, and the unique challenges they face around the world. 2015 is the fourth annual commemoratio ...

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Enhanced trade opportunities in Nigerian economy

Enhanced trade opportunities in Nigerian economy

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mallam Habib Abdulahi, has asked the Federal Government and the private sector to provide adequate port infrastructure to ...

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