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Opposition in Guinea resumes fresh strike after cancelling dialogue.

Negotiations between President Alpha Conde’s regime and Guinean opposition have faced a fresh deadlock. The opposition was in talks with the government but it’s leader Cellou Diallo who met President Alpha Conde on April 2, accused the authorities of dragging their feet. Diallo on Thursday also said protests would resume …

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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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Ethiopia Parliament Elects Former Minister Of Women’s Affairs Muferiat Kamil As New Speaker.

Ethiopia’s parliament, the House of Peoples’ Representatives, has chosen a former Minister of Women’s Affairs, as its new speaker, state-affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate reports. The report confirms earlier rumours that Muferiat Kamil was set to be named speaker. She replaces Abadula Gemeda who has been in the role since 2010. It remains …

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Bostwana Ex-President Ian Khama Shares A Different View About Global Politics.

Former president of Botswana, Ian Khama, has affirmed a long held cliche that politics is a dirty game. In his view, politics must however be differentiated from governance. In a wide-ranging interview with the 65-year-old who stepped down in late March after 10 years in charge of the diamond-rich southern African …

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President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, has hit the ground running with the issuarance of a presidential order aimed at cutting cost of government spending and injecting a sense of responsibility in the public sector. On April 9, 2018 press released from the Office of the President issued four …

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The Cameroon government has finally broken its silence on the state of separatists deported from Nigeria in early January 2018. In an interview with the RFI English service, Information Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary, said all the detainees were in good health and being treated in accordance with the law. All of them …

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