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Congo Postpones Presidential Election

Congo Postpones Presidential Election

🕔13:57, 21.Dec 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo’s election board has postponed the nation’s presidential election which was initially scheduled for Sunday, by one week until Dec. 30 after a fire destroyed voting materials.

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BREAKING: Grace Mugabe Declared Wanted In South Africa

BREAKING: Grace Mugabe Declared Wanted In South Africa

🕔18:38, 19.Dec 2018

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Grace Mugabe, wife of the former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, in South Africa.

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Mugabe Falls Sick

Mugabe Falls Sick

🕔06:45, 25.Nov 2018

Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical care and is now unable to walk because of ill health and old age, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday.

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Govt. Asked To Deduct Tithes From Workers’ Salaries

Govt. Asked To Deduct Tithes From Workers’ Salaries

🕔08:35, 30.Oct 2018

Cyprian Lwanga, Catholic archbishop of Kampala, has recommended that the Ugandan government deducts 10% from workers’ monthly salary as tithe for the church.

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President Biya Wins Seventh Term Amidst Intimidation Of Voters

President Biya Wins Seventh Term Amidst Intimidation Of Voters

🕔06:30, 23.Oct 2018

Cameroon’s President, Paul Biya has won a seventh term in office in polls marred by low turnout and voter intimidation, BBC reports.

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Former President Abdulrahman Al-Dahab Is Dead

Former President Abdulrahman Al-Dahab Is Dead

🕔15:39, 18.Oct 2018

Abdulrahman Al-Dahab has died in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Saudi-owned TV channel, Al Arabiya, reported on Thursday.The channel however did not provide any further detail on the death.

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More Women Appointed Into Ministerial Positions In Ethiopia

More Women Appointed Into Ministerial Positions In Ethiopia

🕔07:23, 17.Oct 2018

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed more women to his government as ministers.

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Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Kidnapped

Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Kidnapped

🕔13:32, 11.Oct 2018

Africa’s youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, was kidnapped on Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said.

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Ghanaian President Reacts To The Attack On Nigerian Traders

Ghanaian President Reacts To The Attack On Nigerian Traders

🕔09:44, 28.Sep 2018

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana on Thursday said that the attacks against Nigerian traders in Ghana were being taken care of.

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18 People Feared Dead As Military Helicopter Crashes

18 People Feared Dead As Military Helicopter Crashes

🕔16:42, 30.Aug 2018

An Ethiopian Military helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing all 18 people on board, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcast Corporation reported.

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