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21 Dec 2015
AN Angolan judge has ordered the release from prison, fifteen young Angolan activists who had been standing trial on charges of plotting to overthrow the country’s President, Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
21 Dec 2015
A group of Kenyan Muslims travelling on a bus ambushed by Islamist gunmen protected Christian passengers by refusing to be split into groups, according to eyewitnesses.
21 Dec 2015
MORE than 27 high-profile Congolese figures, including Moise Katumbi, considered a main opposition candidate in next year’s presidential polls, have formed a coalition aimed at preventing a bid from Joseph Kabila for a third term. According to Reuters, the opposition figures in statement said, “We have decided to combine our forces, our human and material…
21 Dec 2015
THE President of Seychelles, James Michel has won a third term in power by the narrowest of margins of just 193 votes, with the opposition calling for a recount. In his reaction, President Michel said, “Today the people made their choice. The people have said that they wish that I continue on the path that…
21 Dec 2015
MEDIA rights organizations have called on thhe Sierra Leonean Government to release the managing editor of a local daily newspaper after his arrest on charges of publishing false information. The U.S.-based Committee to Protect Journalists and the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists in their statements described the arrest as a case of political harassment which…
21 Dec 2015
WEST African leaders have expressed their determination to stop women wearing full-face veils in an effort to curb the growing number of female suicide bombers unleashed by Boko Haram insurgents in the region.. The president of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, told reporters at the close of a…
21 Dec 2015
BUOYED up by the “ wishes” of his people, Rwandan President Paul Kagame will formally declare interest to stay in power for as long as 2034...
20 Dec 2015
Burundi's government said Sunday it would not agree to the deployment of African Union (AU) peacekeepers, warning that they would be seen as "an invasion force".
19 Dec 2015
Former Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga and militia chief Germain Katanga were on Saturday transferred to a prison in the Democratic Republic of Congo to serve out their sentences, the International Criminal Court said in a statement. "This is the first time that the ICC designates a state to implement a sentence ordered by the court,"…
19 Dec 2015
The African Union will send a 5,000 strong force to stop violence in troubled Burundi, giving Bujumbura a four-day deadline to agree but warning it would send troops anyway. The AU force "shall have an initial strength of up to 5,000 military personnel and police," the AU's Peace and Security Council (PSC) said in a…
19 Dec 2015
Seychelles President James Michel won a third term in power by the narrowest of margins of just 193 votes, with the opposition calling for a recount, the election commission said Saturday. "Today the people have spoken. Today the people made their choice. The people have said that they wish that I continue on the path…
18 Dec 2015
DIASPORA Rwandans yesterday took their turn to participate in governance in their country as they cast their votes in a referendum aimed at amending the constitution The constitutional amendment, which passed by parliament last month, reduces presidential terms to five years and maintains a two-term limit, although it makes an exception for Kagame. Few expect…

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