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January 8, 2019: Kabila-opposition meeting: claims and denials Representatives of a leading Congolese presidential candidate, Felix Tshisekedi, have met with outgoing President Joseph Kabila’s camp to ensure a peaceful transfer of power, Tshisekedi’s campaign said on Tuesday. Kabila’s camp, however, denied that any such meetings had occurred since the Dec. 30 election, for which provisional […]

January 7, 2019: Polls not protests can lead to change of govt – Interior Minister The Sudan government remains resolute in its position that no amount of protests will lead to a resignation of the president. Interior Minister, Ahmed Bilal, is on record to have told the Parliament on Monday that the only viable means […]

Pope Francis has commented on the DRC’s political situation calling on all stakeholders to do all it takes to ensure that there is peace at the end of the process. “I am with particular attention following the evolution of the situation in the DRC, expressing the wish that the country can regain the long overdue reconciliation,” his […]

Mozambique has indicted 18 citizens for their involvement in fraud involving $2 billion in loans to state-owned companies, the attorney general’s office (AGO) said on Monday, in a scandal that has ensnared two major international banks. “Mozambique AGO is indicting 18 defendants, (ranging) from public workers and other citizens, on charges of abuse of power, abuse of […]

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday he would not lead his re-election campaign, choosing rather to focus on governance while Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the head of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads efforts to win a second term. The former Lagos state governor Tinubu helped Buhari become the first opposition candidate to defeat a […]

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, has been invited to a session of the UK parliament which will be discussing the declining state of democracy in Uganda tomorrow. Mr Kyagulanyi’s political aide, Mr Nicodemus Musoke, confirmed the travel to the UK. The Commons website has indicated ‘Democracy in Uganda’ as one of the […]

Military officers in Gabon have seized the national radio station calling for the need for national restoration, the Reuters news agency reported on Monday. The soldiers also condemned the New Year speech delivered by President Ali Bongo Ondimba stating that they were disappointed with it. A New Year’s address by Bongo“reinforced doubts about the president’s […]

Over 3000 workers in Zimbabwe’s youth ministry have been laid off, as president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government tries to make good on its promise to cut the bloated civil service and sort out the country’s finances. Public sector salaries account for more than 90 percent of Zimbabwe’s $4 billion national budget — a situation seen as […]

Cameroon president on Friday evening issued a decree naming a new Prime Minister to replace long serving Philemon Yang who was inching towards a decade in the role. The decree of January 4, 2018 replaced Yang with Joseph Dion Ngute, a former Minister at the presidency and Minister Delegate to the Minister of External Relations. […]

Police in Ghana say they are worried about a trend of death prophecy bandied around by religious persons, an official statement issued on Friday disclosed. According to them, “such prophecies had the tendency of breaching public peace and causing fear and panic in the country. “The Police Administration is therefore cautioning these persons who make such pronouncements […]

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