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Mali's incumbent president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was victor in a presidential runoff on August 12 0

MALI ELECTION: S’ Court Declares Incumbent Keita President

  MALI’S Constitutional Court on Monday declared Ibrahim Boubacar Keita president after the 73-year-old incumbent won elections that his opponent, former minister Soumaila Cisse, 68, said were marred by fraud. Keita was victor in a...

Boko Haram militants


BOKO HARAM Hits Soft Target, 19 Feared Dead

By Ahmed Kingimi   AT least 19 people were killed in an Islamist militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said. The strike...

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BUHARI Resumes Official Duties Immediately

By Dulue Mbachu NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country’s capital, Abuja, on Saturday from a 10-day vacation in London and immediately resumed his duties, state-owned radio said. Buhari has written to the legislature...


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POLICE Arrest US Citizen After Hotel Brawl

By Justin Wise POLICE in Uganda said they arrested a U.S. citizen this week after reviewing video that appeared to show him physically attacking hotel employees. The official account for the Uganda Police Force wrote...

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Koffi Annan with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after their talks in Gaza on Oct. 10, 2000. 0

GHANA Mourns Kofi Annan

  STREETS were hushed as the West African nation of Ghana on Saturday mourned Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the first black African to assume the world’s top diplomatic post. President...

President Mugabe and embattled wife, Grace


ZIMBABWE Varsity VC Suspended Over Mugabe ‘Fake’ Degree

  PRESIDENT-ELECT Emmerson Mnangagwa has suspended University of Zimbabwe vice-chancellor, Levi Nyagura for awarding former First Lady Grace Mugabe a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) under controversial circumstances. Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet,...