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Kenya court annuls presidential election result

The Supreme Court in Kenya has nullified the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. A seven-judge bench, by majority decision, on Friday found that the electoral...

Ugandan leader Museveni supports seven-year presidential term

Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni said on Wednesday he supports extending a president’s term to seven years from five but one critic said any such...

Odinga sworn in as Kenya’s ‘people’s president’

Kenya now has a ‘people’s president’ as the adamant opposition leader Raila Odinga is sworn in during a mock ceremony branded by the government...

Odinga urges Kenyan voters to boycott poll

Kenyan opposition chief Raila Odinga urged his supporters to stay at home on Thursday as the country forges ahead with a disputed presidential poll...

Daniel seeks Obasanjo’s advice on PDP chairmanship

Former Ogun State governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on Friday visited ex-Nigeria president Olusegun Obasanjo at his Presidential Hilltop Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The purpose was...

Trump doubts Oprah Winfrey will run for US presidency

Donald Trump weighed in on fevered speculation about Oprah Winfrey's potential 2020 White House bid on Tuesday, saying he liked the chat show host,...

Daniel, George, others withdraw from PDP chairmanship poll

Gbenga Daniel, a former governor of Ogun State in southwest Nigeria and an aspirant to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship position has...

Nigerian senate recalls troubled Ndume

The Nigerian senate has resolved that suspended Senator Ali Ndume of the ruling party APC should resume sitting on Wednesday. Although the senator last week,...

Weah heads for presidential run-off in Liberia

Former soccer star George Weah was set to win the first round of a presidential election in Liberia after the elections commission said on...

Taraba lawmaker Hosea Ibi kidnapped

The Taraba Police Command on Sunday confirmed the abduction of a state legislator, Ibi Hosea by three unidentified gunmen. Hosea represents Takum 1 in the...

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Army versus rebel fighting claims 27 lives in South Sudan

Twenty-seven people were killed when rebels attacked government forces in South Sudan, a local government official said on Thursday. Three government soldiers and 24 fighters...

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