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House of Chiefs president lauds Akufo-Addo over tackling of corruption.

The president of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV, has commended president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his choice of Martin Amidu as special prosecutor to deal with corruption in the country. He also applauded the Appointments Committee of parliament for endorsing Mr Amidu’s nomination as Ghana’s first …

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Funny send-off for Zuma.

South Africa’s immediate past president, Jacob Zuma, may have left office but cartoonists ensured that they gave him a befitting send-off. Along with the hashtag #ZumaHasFallen, cartoonists and twitter users poked fun at the fourth president of South Africa. He resigned on Wednesday under the threat of legislative impeachment. FOLLOW …

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Sierra Leone holds presidential debate ahead of March 7 polls.

The top six candidates in Sierra Leone’s March 7 presidential elections held a debate on Thursday evening in the capital Freetown. The debate offered the candidates the opportunity to woo voters at a time when political campaigning across the West African country is at its peak. The elections body has …

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ETHIOPIA’S PRIME MINISTER RESIGNS.

Ethiopia’s prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn has offered to resign from his position as premier of the country and chairman of the ruling coalition. State media Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) confirmed the news on social media, saying Desalegn had submitted his letter to the the House of People’s Representatives and that …

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AFRICAN LEADERS, ZIMBABWE’S OPPOSITION MOURNS TSVANGIRAI.

Hundreds of mourners have gathered outside the Movement for Democratic Change -T (MDC-T) party headquarters following news of the death of its leader, opposition veteran Morgan Tsvangirai. An executive meeting of the party leadership is also underway, called by the acting party president, Nelson Chamisa. Chamisa earlier tweeted, asking party …

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Kenyan court revokes deportation of opposition lawyer Miguna Miguna

A Kenyan court has revoked the deportation of opposition lawyer Miguna Miguna, who the authorities accused of ‘swearing in’ Raida Odinga as the ‘people’s president’. In a direct challenge to the Uhuru Kenyatta led government, Judge Luka Kimaru of the High Court reinstated Miguna’s citizenship and ordered that his passport …

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