U.S. concerned over Uganda’s age limit debate chaos

U.S. concerned over Uganda’s age limit debate chaos

  The United States says it is concerned about political developments in Uganda where there is a lot of tension due to a parliamentary motion seeking to scrap presidential age limits. Members of Parliament (MPs) fought for two successive days...
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‘It’s time for generational change’: Liberia’s Sirleaf tells longtime African leaders

‘It’s time for generational change’: Liberia’s Sirleaf tells longtime African leaders

uLiberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on African leaders holding on to power to make way for young leaders and practice democracy by example. She told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview after the 72nd United Nations General Assembly...
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Trump to African leaders: Many of my friends trying to get rich in your countries

Trump to African leaders: Many of my friends trying to get rich in your countries

United States president, Donald Trump, has told African leaders that the continent has huge business potential. He added that most of his friends came to Africa to get rich. “Africa has tremendous business potential, I have so many friends going...
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Showdown looms as ANC NEC meets over fate of KZN leadership

Showdown looms as ANC NEC meets over fate of KZN leadership

Johannesburg – Another showdown looms in the ANC NEC as it meets on Friday to decide on the fate of the KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee (PEC). The faction loyal to President Jacob Zuma is preparing to fight for the party...
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EU: Spot checks show no evidence of rigging in Kenyan election

EU: Spot checks show no evidence of rigging in Kenyan election

Observers found some technical problems but no evidence of vote-rigging in Kenya’s presidential election last month, the European Union said on Thursday, based on random checks of tallies from polling stations. The finding was announced as Kenya gears up for...
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Zuma: As SADC we can’t and shall not be in Lesotho forever

Zuma: As SADC we can’t and shall not be in Lesotho forever

Pretoria – Troops and intelligence experts will be sent to Lesotho by neighbouring countries to help stabilise the troubled kingdom and to see that long-overdue reforms are implemented. Leaders from six countries in the Southern African Development Commu...
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Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslim men after lifting of ban

Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslim men after lifting of ban

Tunisia has lifted a ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslim men after years of campaign against the marriage law imposed in 1973. President Beji Caid Essebsi had promised a month ago that the ban will be lifted in respect of...
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Secured post-Gaddafi Libya: U.S. and U.K. back U.N. elections timeline

Secured post-Gaddafi Libya: U.S. and U.K. back U.N. elections timeline

The need to restore Libya to a stable country with a functioning government was part of talks between foreign affairs chiefs of the United Kingdom (U.K.) and the United States (U.S.) during a meeting in London on Thursday. The U.K....
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Ethiopia celebrates entry into a New Year,

Ethiopia celebrates entry into a New Year,

Ethiopians today (September 11) usher in New Year with bright and colourful decorations in the capital, Addis Ababa and other cities and towns across the country. Nationals enter the year 2010 according to the Ethiopian Orthodox calendar, which is nearly...
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Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma denies cabinet move

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma denies cabinet move

Cape Town – Amid increased speculation that presidential hopeful   will be accommodated in President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet, she said she is ready to serve wherever the ANC wants her to. She denied knowing anything about a move to the...
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