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Report declares Cameroon media clouded with fear and self-censorship.

Cameroon is not an ideal place for journalists to thrive in the line of duty due to laws that constantly threaten their freedom and independence, a recent report by a media rights group has said. The 2018 Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders said Cameroonian authorities have imposed …

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Madagascar leader clamours for peace amid protests.

Madagascar’s president on Monday demanded an end to unrest he said was intended to divide the country after two demonstrators were killed in a confrontation between police and anti-government protesters at the weekend. The violence has inflamed a political dispute over new electoral laws, and President Hery Rajaonarimampianina’s remarks coincided …

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Sararki, Tambuwal’s ‘plans to join PDP’ – APC Speaks

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee and Jigawa State governor, Abubakar Badaru, on Monday, reacted to the rumours making the rounds that Senate President Bukola Saraki and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State were were to dump the ruling party for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). …

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Stolen Senate mace recovered.

The Nigerian police have disclosed that they have recovered the mace that was stolen from the Senate on Wednesday. This was made known in a statement signed by the Deputy Public Relations Officer in the police headquarters, Aremu Adeniran and released to Newsmen, it was added that they recovered the mace …

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Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed To Present His New Ministerial Cabinet Today.

Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed will on Thursday present his new ministerial cabinet, in his first appearance in parliament since he was sworn in. The parliament whose members are all from the ruling EPRDF coalition will approve the ministers and also replace the current speaker of the house, Abadula Gemeda. Gemeda …

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IGAD postpones South Sudan Peace Deal.

The East African bloc of nations IGAD said on Wednesday it had postponed this month’s talks aimed at securing the implementation of South Sudan’s peace deal, the latest bid to end a four-year civil war. Despite several agreements and ceasefires, fighting has rumbled on in South Sudan with barely any break since …

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