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Eritrea protests “armed opposition agreement” signed by Sudan and Ethiopia.

Eritrea has protested a defense protocol signed between Ethiopia and Sudan, which it says is an agreement to support Eritrean armed opposition groups in order to ‘enable them properly execute their objectives’. During the Ethiopian premier’s visit to Khartoum at the beginning of May, Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Omar al …

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Philip Nyusi delivers peace message at opposition chief funeral.

Mozambican President Philip Nyusi on Wednesday led the nation in mourning veteran opposition leader and former guerilla, Afonso Dhlakama. Dhlakama, led the Renamo movement from its guerilla days till its transition into a democratic party, he died on May 3 at 65 in his entrenched camp after leading the movement …

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Opposition coalition suspends protest in Togo.

Togolese opposition on Tuesday called off anti-government protests that had been planned to take place on Wednesday and saturday in Lome and several other cities in the country. The coalition of 14 opposition parties issued statement on Tuesday night saying that the demonstrations would not be marked by serenity, security …

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Opposition in Madagascar requests internal mediation from UN.

The opposition in Madagascar on Monday said it was shunning a UN special envoy who is trying to broker an end to a political crisis ahead of a general election. “Let the Madagascans speak to each other,” opposition member of parliament Hanitriniaina Razafimanantsoa told protesters gathering for the 17th straight …

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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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Sierra Leone’s 2018 General Elections.

Sierra Leoneans went to the polls to elect a president, a set of lawmakers and councillors to steer affairs of the West African country. The elections body, the National Electoral Commission (NEC), had said repeatedly that it was ready to produce a free, fair and credible process. FOLLOW US ON: …

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