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Votes are being counted in Nigeria

” Vote-counting began Saturday in Nigeria’s hotly-contested presidential election that was marred by violent outbreaks in the northeastern and southern…

Senegal Votes in Presidential Election

“Senegalese voters will choose from just five candidates in its presidential election after two were barred from the vote. Current…

President declares state of emergency in Sudan

” President Omar Al Bashir has declared a State of Emergency in Sudan, and dissolved the federal government and state…

Suspicions Cloud Senegal’s Upcoming Election

” Senegal will choose its president on 24 February in an atmosphere clouded by suspicions that the incumbent, Macky Sall,…

Cameroon: Opposition Leader and His Supporters Face the Death Penalty

“Opposition leader Maurice Kamto will today be summoned by a military court on charges which carry the death penalty, as…

Fear in Senegal As Presidential Election Stirs Up Homophobia

“Senegal’s gay community is on edge as the country heads into presidential elections this weekend, with a tradition of candidates…

If Senegal’s Presidential Candidates Care, They’ll Protect Talibés

“Candidates for Senegal’s upcoming presidential election should keep in mind that talibé children are suffering and dying – both in…

Zimbabwe: Chamisa – Mnangagwa More Cruel Than Mugabe

“MDC leader Nelson Chamisa on Monday attacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa for allegedly meddling in the courts adding that the incumbent…

Mozambique: Debt Scandal – Former President’s Son Arrested

“The son of Mozambique’s former president Armando Guebuza has been arrested in a legal crackdown on suspects linked to a…

Cameroon’s Biya turns 86: time to retire

“Cameroon’s President Paul Biya Wednesday celebrated his 86th birthday with supporters organizing lavish parties and opponents calling on him to…

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