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85-Year Old Biya Set To Run For Presidency For The 7th Time

85-Year Old Biya Set To Run For Presidency For The 7th Time

🕔07:43, 14.Jul 2018

President Paul Biya of Cameroon is set to run for re-election for the 7th time by 0ctober.

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Jacob Zuma’s Son Faces Corruption Charges

Jacob Zuma’s Son Faces Corruption Charges

🕔10:57, 9.Jul 2018

Duduzane Zuma, the son of scandal-plagued former South African president, Jacob Zuma, has been charged with corruption, his lawyer said on Monday.

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Update On Mugabe

Update On Mugabe

🕔12:23, 3.Jul 2018

Former President of Zimbabwe,Robert Mugabe returned to Zimbabwe on Tuesday on a private chartered flight from Singapore, where he had been seeking medical treatment.

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Kenyan Governor, 9 Others, Face Corruption Charges

Kenyan Governor, 9 Others, Face Corruption Charges

🕔09:11, 3.Jul 2018

Kenya’s top prosecutor, Noordin Haji, has on Tuesday revealed that a county governor, 9 others are to face charges including abuse of office and conspiracy to steal public funds.

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Ex-Vice President Dies During Morning Exercise

Ex-Vice President Dies During Morning Exercise

🕔08:31, 30.Jun 2018

Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, former Vice President of Ghana is dead.

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President Nana Akufo-Addo Of Ghana Sacks Electoral Commission Chief

President Nana Akufo-Addo Of Ghana Sacks Electoral Commission Chief

🕔14:07, 29.Jun 2018

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has sacked the head of the country’s Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies for “misbehaviour and incompetence”

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Mauritius Government To Sell Citizenship For $1 Million

Mauritius Government To Sell Citizenship For $1 Million

🕔09:06, 21.Jun 2018

Mauritius is offering foreigners the chance to obtain Mauritian citizenship in exchange for a non-refundable contribution of $1m (£757,400) to the national sovereign wealth fund.

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1 American Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded In Somalia Firefight

1 American Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded In Somalia Firefight

🕔22:46, 8.Jun 2018

An American Special Operations forces soldier was killed and four others were wounded on Friday in a southwestern Somalia gun battle against fighters for the Islamic extremist group the Shabab, three Defense Department officials said.

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Corruption: Jacob Zuma Makes Second Court Appearance

Corruption: Jacob Zuma Makes Second Court Appearance

🕔13:39, 8.Jun 2018

Former South African President Jacob Zuma, who was ousted by his own party in February, arrived at the Durban High Court on Friday for his second appearance on corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal in the late 1990s.

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Burundian President Promises To Step Down In 2020

Burundian President Promises To Step Down In 2020

🕔14:55, 7.Jun 2018

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Thursday he would not run for another term, despite widespread belief that he backed a new constitution extending term limits in a bid to cling to power. “I will not go back on my word. Our mandate ends in 2020,” Nkurunziza said in a speech to supporters and diplomats in the central region of Gitega.

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