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South Sudan new government deadline looms

“East Africa’s mediators are pressuring key protagonists in South Sudan to provide a breakdown of tasks to be addressed in…

Will parties’ merger change Ethiopia’s political landscape?

“Politicians from Ethiopia’s governing Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition have approved the idea of forming a new political…

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition agrees to form single party ahead of 2020 vote

“Ethiopia’s ruling coalition on Thursday approved the merger of three of its four ethnic-based parties into a single national one…

Tanzanian Legislators Push for Solar Power Use to Curb Pollution

“STUDIES conducted in Tanzania have shown that the country has a potential to generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity through…

Pope Wants to Visit South Sudan in 2020

“Pope Francis has invited the faithful to pray for South Sudan – and says he wants to visit the country…

Rwandan opposition leader launches new political party

“Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire announced Saturday she was launching a new political party, hoping it will be allowed to…

Igad council endorses 100-day delay in forming South Sudan unity govt

“The Igad Council of Ministers on Sunday endorsed the 100-day delay in formation of the South Sudan transitional government of…

78 Ethiopians die in ethnically motivated conflicts in Oromia region

“As many as 78 people have been killed in ethnically motivated clashes in the Oromia region, Harari region and the…

Pressure for Cabinet Reshuffle in Zimbabwe

“President Emmerson Mnangagwa is facing enormous pressure from senior Zanu PF officials and the military to reshuffle cabinet and fire…

South Sudan’s Machar urges delay

“South Sudan’s main opposition accused the government on Wednesday of failing to push through a peace deal and called for…

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