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Africa’s fight against corruption.

Corruption is a theme that still remains to be a big challenge on the continent. The 30th Ordinary session of the African Union Summit kicks off on January 22 under the theme “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”. Just to show you how big of …

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Liberia: Ex-soccer star George Weah sworn in as president of Liberia.

Former African and World Footballer of the year, George Manneh Weah, has officially been sworn in as president of Liberia at a ceremony in the capital Monrovia. The former AC Milan and Monaco forward took the oath from the Chief Justice at a packed Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex. The …

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Ex-footballers line-up in Liberia for Weah’s presidential kick-off.

He was a former World and African footballer of the year, he played in three top European leagues – England, France and Spain. He is Liberia’s new president. He is George Manneh Weah and as expected, the football world is challenging the diplomatic world as he takes office – if …

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Ghana’s sick vice-president flies to U.K. on medical leave.

Ghana’s vice president, Mahamudu Bawumia, is in the United Kingdom on medical leave, the presidency confirmed over the weekend in a statement. The statement said Bawumia left for the U.K. on Friday for medical leave on the advice of his doctors. He was accompanied by his wife Samira Bawumia. The …

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Ethiopia rejects World Bank mediation in Nile water dispute.

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile. The two countries are at odds over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, with Cairo fearing …

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President Buhari is healthy enough to seek re-election in 2019.

Special Assistant to President Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, says President Buhari is medically fit to contest the 2019 presidential poll. Speaking to state house correspondents over the weekend, he said President Buhari is presently in a better state of health than he was when he contested in 2015. He said though the …

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