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Akinwumi Adesina re-elected AfDB President

Akinwumi Adesina re-elected AfDB President

Akinwumi Adesina - a 60-year-old former Nigerian agriculture minister, was unanimously re-elected to serve as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) for a second ter ...

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Malian junta releases ex-president IBK

Malian junta releases ex-president IBK

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has been released.   He is now back at his private residence in the Sebenikoro neighbourhood after being freed on Thursday by t ...

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Bobi Wine declared sole candidate of NUP – Uganda

Bobi Wine declared sole candidate of NUP – Uganda

Robert Kyagulanyi, a pop star turned potilician who is known by the stage name Bobi Wine, is declared the sole candidate to lift the party flag in the 2021 Presidential race in Ug ...

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Edgar Lungu fires central bank governor in shock move – Zambia

Edgar Lungu fires central bank governor in shock move – Zambia

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Saturday summarily dismissed central bank governor Denny Kalyalya and replaced him with former deputy finance minister Christopher Mphanza Mvunga, ...

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Mauritanian former president arrested for corruption charges

Mauritanian former president arrested for corruption charges

Former president of Mauritania in police custody under corruption charges. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was taken into police custody where he is being held under charges of corruption ...

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Tunisia parliament rejects governmentt of PM-designate Habib Jemli

Tunisia parliament rejects governmentt of PM-designate Habib Jemli

President Kais Saied has 10 days to designate new prime minister after Ennahdha nominee fails to win chamber's backing. Tunisia's parliament has rejected a government proposed by ...

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Five candidates running for Algeria’s contentious presidential elections

Five candidates running for Algeria’s contentious presidential elections

Algeria’s presidential campaign officially kicked off Sunday with five candidates contesting to replace the country’s long-time leader, who was pushed out in April amid sustained ...

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DR Congo, Uganda to cooperatively build 1,200 km connecting roads

DR Congo, Uganda to cooperatively build 1,200 km connecting roads

Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi was in Uganda over the weekend to promote trade between the neighbouring countries, after Rwanda closed its border with Uganda.   After mee ...

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Angola president awards two activists branded ‘enemies’ by predecessor

Angola president awards two activists branded ‘enemies’ by predecessor

Two Angolan activists considered “enemies of the state” by the former Jose Eduardo dos Santos government have been awarded presidential medals by President Joao Lourenco. The awar ...

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Kiir and Machar to meet in Uganda today

Kiir and Machar to meet in Uganda today

South Sudanese President and Riek Machar are expected to meet in Uganda on Thursday. The meeting will focus on security issues, only a few days before the scheduled date for the f ...

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