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Hillary Clinton Responds to Bernie Sanders’ Remark That She’s “Condescending” to Young People

Hillary Clinton Responds to Bernie Sanders’ Remark That She’s “Condescending” to Young People

While on the campaign trail in Las Vegas, a young girl asked Hillary Clinton, “If you’re elected the girl president, will you be paid the same as the boy president?’” Said Clinton, “Well, I think so.” The Democratic front-runner told this story to a crowd gathered for a round-table discussion on equal pay sponsored by employer review company Glassdoor on […]

Liberia: ‘More Difficult Times Ahead’

Liberia: ‘More Difficult Times Ahead’

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has told Liberians to expect more difficult times within the next several months. The Liberian leader made the statement at ceremonies marking the first employees and farewell program of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning for outgoing minister Amara Mohammed Konneh. “The biggest test is coming, because in the next several […]

Voting Begins In Chad’s Presidential Election

Voting Begins In Chad’s Presidential Election

Voting began on Sunday in a presidential election in Chad in which incumbent Idriss Deby is favourite to win a fifth term and extend a tenure that began in 1990. Deby’s main electoral argument is that only his government can take the necessary measures to guarantee stability in a region where Islamist militant group Boko […]

The Sanders Campaign’s Sexist New Argument: Hillary Tries Too Hard

The Sanders Campaign’s Sexist New Argument: Hillary Tries Too Hard

On Tuesday night, following Bernie Sanders’s big win in the Wisconsin primary, his campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, understandably jazzed in the midst of a victory lap, said a really stupid sexist thing about Hillary Clinton. When CNN’s Jake Tapper asked him about the increasingly aggressive rhetoric between Sanders and Hillary Clinton, Weaver averred that his […]

‘Shame on you, I am not dying’, Mugabe tells potential successors

‘Shame on you, I am not dying’, Mugabe tells potential successors

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday accused potential successors for wishing him dead and told ruling ZANU-PF supporters to unite against foreign enemies he said wanted to destroy the Southern African nation. Africa’s oldest leader at 92 years, Mugabe has held power since independence from Britain in 1980 and says his heir must be chosen […]

ANC seen saving South Africa’s Zuma in impeachment vote

ANC seen saving South Africa’s Zuma in impeachment vote

The African National Congress has given President Jacob Zuma the support he needs to survive an impeachment vote called after South Africa’s top court ruled he had breached the constitution. Parliament will later on Tuesday debate and vote on a motion to remove Zuma from office after the constitutional court ruled last week that the […]

President Mahamadou Issoufou Sworn in for Second and Last Term

President Mahamadou Issoufou Sworn in for Second and Last Term

Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou has been sworn into office for the second and last five-year term. The leader was sworn in by the country’s Constitutional Court at a ceremony held in the capital, Niamey, late on Saturday. Eight Heads of State, including the Senegalese leader, Macky Sall and 44 Speakers of parliament from across Africa […]

Donald Trump’s rock-bottom ratings with women

Donald Trump’s rock-bottom ratings with women

Just how bad are Donald Trump’s problems with women? Bad enough that roughly seven out of 10 women voters in recent polls say they have a negative impression of him. And that was before the news coverage of his threat to “spill the beans” about Ted Cruz’s wife and his talk about punishing women who […]

Hillary Should Be Celebrated Not Smeared With Sexism

Hillary Should Be Celebrated Not Smeared With Sexism

It has been a bizarre election year. Donald Trump is poised to become the Republican’s presidential nominee despite his blatant sexist and racist rhetoric and weird obsession with Fox News reporter, Megyn Kelly. Meanwhile, on the other side of the political aisle, history is being made with Hillary Clinton becoming the first woman ever to […]

Egypt’s Sisi names 10 ministers in cabinet reshuffle

Egypt’s Sisi names 10 ministers in cabinet reshuffle

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi named 10 new ministers, including the finance and investment portfolios, in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday meant to help revive an economy laid low by years of political turmoil and militant violence. Banking veteran Amr el-Garhy was appointed finance minister and Dalia Khorshid investment minister, a presidency statement said. Sisi also […]