Category: Africa

2021 AFCON Tussle: Cameroon vs Cote D’ivoire

“Cote D’ivoire will host 2021 AFCON, She is no Candidate “ - Ivorian Sports Minister. By Emmanuel Beng in Buea. The Ivorian Minister of Sports Danho Paulin Claude has disclosed…

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Rwanda’s Paul Kagame gets AABLA’s African of the year award

Rwanda’s President and chairperson of the African Union, Paul Kagame has been awarded the ‘African of The Year” award at the finale of the All Africa Business Leadership Awards held…

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China ‘gifts’ Zimbabwe a new Parliament

By Sharon Nabeseh The Zimbabwean government has recently benefited from China's gifts to Africa. Zimbabwe 's President, Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday, November 30,2018 laid the foundation stone for a new…

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Former prisoner and opposition leader named Ethiopia’s election boss

The House of Peoples` Representatives (HPR) of Ethiopia appointed Birtukan Mideksa as the new Chairperson of the National Electoral Board (NEBE) today. Nominated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Birtukan replaced…

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Buhari launches 2019 Election Campaign, vows to take Nigeria to next level

Campaigns for the 2019 presidential election formally opened, with President Muhammadu Buhari launching the All Progressives Congress, APC, Road Map. The road map is tagged “NEXT LEVEL.” In accordance with…

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US to cut down troops in Africa by 10% – Department of Defense

The US Department of Defense announced on November 15, 2018 a reduction of its forces in Africa by 10% over the next several years. Currently 7,200 military forces serve in…

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Kenya: Peace will be my legacy – Uhuru Kenyatta

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said that the Building Bridges Initiative will help him leave a legacy of peace when he leaves office in…

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Seeking medical help abroad bleeds the economy – Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said that foreign trips for specialised medical attention are bleeding the country of the much-needed foreign currency. Writing in a weekly column published on…

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The Refugee child who became one of Africa’s finest leaders

"I grew up in refugee camps for thirty years, I experienced injustices of every kind. What was always at back of my mind was that we could not continue to…

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October 20; Heroes Day in Kenya

Today is “Heroes Day,” in Kenya, in Swahili, heroes means “mashujaa,” so it is also called Mashujaa Day. It was originally called “Kenyatta Day” in honour of Kenya’s first president,…

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