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Our Election Will Be Peaceful – President Muhammadu Buhari Says In His Broadcast

Our Election Will Be Peaceful – President Muhammadu Buhari Says In His Broadcast

President Muhammadu Buhari in his broadcast to the nation on Thursday promised a peaceful election while enjoining Nigerians to come out to vote. Buhari, who seeks reelection to office on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, assured Nigerians and the international body of a “secure and peaceful atmosphere” during the polls. He noted that […]

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Takes Over AU From Kagame

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi  Takes Over AU From Kagame

A key development on Africa’s diplomacy in 2019 will be on hand from mid-January to early February when the Heads of State and government convene for the 32nd summit at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa. Change of the AU leadership is expected when Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will take over from Rwanda’s […]

The Race for Nigeria’s Presidency in 2019

The Race for Nigeria’s Presidency in 2019

Nigerians will on Feb. 16 choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa’s largest democracy: President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar. The pair have run for president nine times between them. There are more than 60 other candidates, though their chances of winning are slim as the wealth and patronage networks of the […]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Goes For 8-Day Working Visit To South Africa, U.S., Ethiopia

President Nana Addo Dankwa  Goes For 8-Day Working Visit To South Africa, U.S., Ethiopia

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra yesterday for an eight-day working visit to South Africa, the United States of America, and Ethiopia. In South Africa, President Akufo-Addo will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference dedicated to the capitalisation and […]

Central African Republic Rivals Reach Agreement In Khartoum

Central African Republic  Rivals Reach Agreement In Khartoum

Rival parties from Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday reached agreement on the two serious bone of contention, power sharing and interim justice, thus paving the way for a final and comprehensive peace agreement in the landlocked state. Ambassador Atta Al Manan Bakheet, head of the Sudanese team facilitating the talks under the auspice of […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Offers Asylum To Woman On Pakistani Death Row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Offers Asylum To Woman On Pakistani Death Row

Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy, is moving to Canada after accepting an offer of asylum by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, HuffPost UK can reveal. The news comes as Pakistan’s top court today rejected a challenge to the acquittal of the mother-of-five on blasphemy charges, after she was […]

Cameroonian Journalists Detained While Covering Opposition Gathering

Cameroonian Journalists Detained While Covering Opposition Gathering

 Authorities in Cameroon should immediately release journalists Théodore Tchopa and David Eyengue Nzima, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The two journalists, from privately owned daily newspaper Le Jour, were arrested yesterday while covering an opposition gathering in Douala, Denis Nkwebo, their deputy editor in chief and the president of the Cameroonian journalists’ trade […]

The Historic Peaceful Transition Of Power In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The Historic Peaceful Transition Of Power In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

After a disputed election, Felix Tshisekedi is the new president of DRC. Not an easy job, says DW’s Andrea Schmidt, especially since he only won with the help of the former Kabila administration. The good news is that, for the first time in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), there has beena […]

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

In the UK House of Lords, the crisis in Zimbabwe came up, and Lord Adrian Palmer suggested recolonising Zimbabwe as a solution to the crisis. The insensitive statement was seemingly made in jest, but it has incensed many Africans, with some calling the remark unacceptable. Just this week, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio […]

AU Postpones Delegation’s Visit To The Democratic Republic Of Congo

AU Postpones Delegation’s Visit To The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The African Union Commission takes note of the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of the Congo proclaiming the final results of the presidential and national and provincial and legislative elections of 30 December 2018. The Commission calls on all concerned to work for the preservation of peace and stability and the […]

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