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Sudan’s Army Ousts Al-Bashir

Sudan’s Army Ousts Al-Bashir

 Sudan’s military has announced that long time president Omar al Bashir has been arrested and taken to a safe place. His nearly 30 years as president of Sudan was brought to and end by the military today. Speaking on state TV, Defense Minister Awad Ibn Ouf, said the a military transitional council will be in […]

U.S. Upgrades Travel Warning After Post-Election Violence In Comoros

U.S. Upgrades Travel Warning After Post-Election Violence In Comoros

The U.S. State Department in Comoros is urging Americans to reconsider traveling to the Indian Ocean island nation following violence surrounding the country’s disputed presidential election. The State Department upgraded its travel warning Friday for Americans to Level 3, meaning “Reconsider Travel,” one step below the top Level 4, “Do Not Travel.” U.S. officials say […]

Bar Parties Without Enough Women On Tickets From Indian Election – Activists Say

Bar Parties Without Enough Women On Tickets From Indian Election – Activists Say

Activists have criticised political parties for failing to adequately address the concerns of women, despite making pledges in successive national elections Political parties with too few women on their tickets should be barred from participation in India’s upcoming national elections, women’s rights groups said as they launched their “Womanifesto” on Wednesday. The 11-point plan – […]

Venezuela Is In Crisis : The U.S. Is Moving Closer To Military Intervention In Venezuela

Venezuela Is In Crisis : The U.S. Is Moving Closer To Military Intervention In Venezuela

The U.S. moved closer to military intervention in Venezuela over the weekend as the U.S.-backed Venezuelan opposition clashed with President Nicolás Maduro’s forces in the sweltering city of Cúcuta on the Colombian border. The U.S and Venezuelan opposition dispatched convoys of trucks filled with humanitarian aid to numerous border crossings in Cúcuta on Saturday, but […]

An Anguished Cry For Justice In Angola

An Anguished Cry For Justice In Angola

The family of a man tortured to death by Angolan police have petitioned President João Lourenço for justice. As reported by Maka Angola, João Alfredo Dala was beaten and mutilated during a 15-hour police interrogation as part of an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of an elderly pastor of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in […]

LOUD WHISPERS: The Roadshow

LOUD WHISPERS: The Roadshow

Kumolu managed to move away from all the pushing and shoving, clutching the bag of Semolina and small bag of salt she had managed to catch from the moving truck. She felt very lucky to have something, she knew that most of the women there would not get anything because there were so many people […]

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 […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Lessons From Hannah

LOUD WHISPERS: Lessons From Hannah

I have an older friend who is from Zimbabwe. I will call her Hannah. She fought in the Zimbabwe liberation war in the 1970s. Then she was a young girl, but she experienced things people thrice her age could not even imagine. When the war was over and Zimbabwe became an independent nation State in […]

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 […]

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