Category: Africa

Zimbabwean President Mugabe’s death prophecy postponed

8 months ago,  a Zimbabwean cleric Prophet Patrick Mugadza was arrested by authorities for prophesying about the death of President Robert Mugabe in October 2017. Early this year he said "it…

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Cameroon: The aftermath of some Shot and Wounded October 1st Victims

The minister delegate at the presidency in charge of defense, Joseph Beti Assomo The recent clashes between civilians and security forces, in the uprising of October 1st in the North…

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Cameroon: President Biya instructs PM Yang to commence dailogue

Communique from Cameroon's Presidency In a communique issued on Friday 13 October from Cameroon's Presidency, President Paul Biya instructed PM Philemon Yang to organize delegations of elites to visit the…

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DRC’s Electoral Commission says no election until mid-2019

The long-delayed elections in Democratic Republic of Congo to replace President Joseph Kabila cannot take place until at least April 2019, the electoral commission said, a schedule certain to enrage…

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Kenya University shooting: Gunmen kill two, leave several wounded

Students from Technical University of Mombasa (TUM), Ukunda Campus took to the streets after a shooting at their campus At least two female staff members of the Technical University of…

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Kenya’s Raila Odinga withdraws from election rerun

Kenya’s opposition leader has made a surprise announcement prior to new supreme court-ordered presidential election. Mr Odinga on Tuesday announced that his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka will also not take…

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Uproar Over Repeated Extinction of Albinos in Malawi

Malawi authorities have been urged to prevent the new wave of killings of albinos and bring perpetrators to book. More than 20 people with albinism have been killed during over…

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African Activists and Civil Soceity put the ICC to the Test

Former French President Nicholas Sarkozy - Getty Images Bamako - 6 years after the death of Muammar Gaddafi, Africans refuse to forget. A total of about 15 activists and associations…

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The plight of African refugees. Is staying in Africa such a nightmare?

The worn-out shoe lying in the thin space between a train carriage's flat-bed and the goods container is a tell-tale sign that a stowaway had hitched a ride, according to…

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Benghazi: A Few Years On

5 years ago in Libya, September 11th was a day of violence that ended with four Americans killed, in a quest to solve the Libyan crisis. Ambassador Christopher Stevens was…

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