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‘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 […]

President delays budget signing as N’Assembly withholds details

President delays budget signing as N’Assembly withholds details

President Muhammadu Buhari will not sign the 2016 Appropriation Bill into law until the National Assembly makes the details of the budget available to him, a top government official has said. The Senate is currently on Easter break while Buhari will be travelling to Washington, United States, for the Nuclear Security Summit on Wednesday and […]

Congo opposition accuses Sassou Nguesso of pre-election fraud

Congo opposition accuses Sassou Nguesso of pre-election fraud

Three opposition candidates accused Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso on Friday of preparing for widespread vote-rigging two days before an election in which he is expected to win another term of office, extending his long rule. Sassou Nguesso has led the oil-producing nation for 32 of the last 37 years and pushed through constitutional […]

South Africa’s Zuma faces second no-confidence vote over economy

South Africa’s Zuma faces second no-confidence vote over economy

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma faced his second no-confidence vote in a year on Tuesday over what the opposition Democratic Alliance called his reckless handling of the economy. Zuma is likely to survive the vote, as he did in March last year, thanks to the support of ruling African National Congress (ANC) lawmakers, who control […]

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