Month: April 2018

4 African presidents under pressure to resign within 2 weeks

Thousands of Malawians on Friday took part in the country’s first nationwide anti-government demonstrations since 2011, with peaceful protests held in six cities. The marches, organised by civil action groups,…

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Sirleaf tells Africa’s sit tight presidents to leave power

African leaders resisting “democratic transformation” must heed their citizens’ calls for change, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Saturday after receiving an award aimed at promoting good leadership…

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Quote of the Day

"Those who have friends in the kitchen do not starve," - African Proverb.

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Trump threatens to punish countries that don’t support North American World Cup bid

US President Donald Trump has threatened political repercussions for anyone wanting to vote for rival Morocco to host the World Cup in 2026. In a tweet President Trump wrote: "The…

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Nigeria: Catholic bishops ‘tell President Buhari to resign’

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign, according to the Punch newspaper. It is in response to 16 Catholics being killed earlier this…

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Ethiopia considering term limits for prime ministers – PM Abiy

Ethiopia is considering introducing a two-term limit for its prime ministers in a break from its past, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said. The ruling EPRDF coalition picked Abiy in March…

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Quote of the Day

"The goat that destroys a drum must pay with its own skin," - Kenyan Proverb.

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CAMAIR-CO bans passenger for pointing out shortcomings of its aircraft

“Suspended from all company flights till further notice,” that is the message from CAMAIR-CO airlines to Mrs Tankoua Joyce. CAMAIR-CO airline has banned a female passenger from traveling with the…

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Catholic Church urged to mediate between Separatist, Gov’t – Crisis Group

Preferring peace over war, the International Crisis Group on Thursday suggested, “the Catholic Church, representing nearly a third of Cameroonians, could be an arbitrator, but its clergy have taken divergent…

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Chris Anu says the Southern Cameroon IG has no military force – BBC

Chris Anu, a spokesperson for the Southern Cameroon interim government has said the self-declared government has no army. He was speaking on the program ‘Africa Today’ on the BBC world…

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