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South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (L) converses with opposition leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Jan. 15, 2020. South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after Salva Kiir and Riek Machar met in Juba. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

South Sudan leaders show unity as unity government formed

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South Sudan leaders vowed to unite the country as the new transitional unity government was formed on Saturday. President Salva Kiir and...

Ghana is in good health – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, delivering his fourth State of the Nation Address to Parliament Thursday, said Ghana is in good health and...
Pentagon

Pentagon’s policy chief resigns at Trump’s request

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U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy John Rood will be leaving office by the end of this month due to President Donald Trump's request,...
Members of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council attend a meeting in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Tuesday hailed the latest meeting of South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit and opposition group leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

Experts say reverting to 10 states will revitalize South Sudan peace process

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South Sudanese experts said the recent decision by President Salva Kiir to cut the number of states from 32 to 10, demonstrates the much-needed...
Photo taken on April 13, 2015 shows election campaign billboards for Faure Gnassingbe, Togolese President in Lome, capital of Togo. Togo?s Presidential elections will be held on 25 April 2015. (Xinhua/Zhang Gaiping)

Incumbent Togolese president to face six candidates for a new term

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Togo's outgoing president Faure Gnassingbe is in a bid for a new five-year term of office in a two-rounds presidential election slated on Feb....

South African president’s SONA suspended due to disruption

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Due to uncontrolled chaos, Parliament Speaker Thandi Modise on Thursday evening suspended a joint sitting of Parliament, where President Cyril Ramaphosa was meant to...
Court

Malawi court turns down fresh election stay application

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The constitutional court in Malawi Wednesday turned down the application by the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) and President Peter Mutharika to have enforcement of...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hailed by the National Assembly

South African president expected to focus on the economic crisis at SONA

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As South Africa's economy is still in the doldrums and numerous companies laying off thousands of workers, experts said President Cyril Ramaphosa should prioritize...
Workers at Phoenix Metals Ltd push bags of minerals after weighing them at the plant yesterday. (John Mbanda)

South African Minerals Council asks president to take measures to improve economy

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The Minerals Council of South Africa has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to announce measures to address the under-performing economy when presenting the State...
Malawi president Peter Mutharika

Malawi president was declared winner without electoral commissioners’ endorsement

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One of the 8 commissioners for the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Bishop Mary Nkosi, Monday alleged that President Peter Mutharika was declared winner in...

President makes new appointments in Ghana Armed Forces

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in consultation with the Council of State, has appointed Major General Thomas Oppong-Peprah as the new Chief of...
Xi’s inspection to anti-epidemic

International community sees Xi’s inspection to anti-epidemic frontline a boost in confidence

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The international community have spoke highly of Chinese President Xi Jinping's inspection visit to the anti-epidemic frontline in Beijing, saying it has injected enormous...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows an interior view of the Hongshan Gymnasium in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Victory against virus, in the name of people

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President Xi Jinping on Monday inspected the novel coronavirus pneumonia prevention and control work in Beijing, boosting the faith in national strength and an...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president calls for unity to confront challenges

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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday commemorated the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison, calling for unity to confront challenges. Inequality,...
Kenya's polls body

Cameroon to organize regional elections

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Cameroonian president Paul Biya said on Sunday the first-ever regional elections will "soon" be organized as the country is faced with separatist crisis in...

ADB approves US$2 million to support combating novel coronavirus

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved 2 million U.S. dollars in funding to support efforts to curb the spread of the novel...

We need consensus on New Voters Register – Youth Network

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The National Network of Youth Groups in Ghana, has called for consensus building on the Electoral Commission's (EC) proposal for a new Voters...
Peter Mutharika

Malawi constitutional court nullifies May presidential election results

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After a rigorous legal battle, the Malawian constitutional court on Monday nullified the results of a presidential vote which declared incumbent President Peter Mutharika...

President to visit Savanah/Upper West regions

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is to undertake a two-day working tour of the Savanah and Upper West regions from Monday, February 3, 2020. ...

Media censorship, an irony to national development

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Media Censorship is a global phenomenon that has foreshadowed information outlets for centuries. A common ground for censorship is maintenance of an orderly...
Kenya's polls body

Togo warms up for presidential election on February 22

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Some Togolese are upbeat about the impending presidential elections in the country though many do not think it would be different from previous elections,...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president re-launches plant of edible oils

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Zambian president on Tuesday re-launched and commissioned a plant, a major producer of edible oil and other products. The plant was...

President joins Asantehene to mourn Ghana’s longest-serving MCE

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday joined the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, at the Manhyia Palace, Kumasi, to observe the one-week...

The CVM calls on President to intervene in the closure of Neoplan Ghana Limited

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The Concern Voters Movement (CVM), a humanrights organization has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to intervene to save Neoplan Ghana Limited...

Ghana FA committed in improving the capacity of referees

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Mr. Kurt E.S Okraku, President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has reaffirmed the FA’s commitment to improve the standard of officiating across all...
Paul Biya

Security situation in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone region improves

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Cameroonian President Paul Biya said on Friday the security situation in the troubled English-speaking region of the country has improved since a national dialogue...
bomb

Bomb targets car of Cypriot football club president

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A bomb went off early on Friday under the car of the president of Aris Football club of Limassol, John Panayi, in an incident...

President Akufo-Addo makes clarion call for increased UK investments in Africa

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His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana has called on the United Kingdom to increase its bilateral investment...
U.S. President Donald Trump

U.S. Senate rejects Democrats’ demand for documents from White House in Trump impeachment trial

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The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to table a motion proposed by the Democrats during an ongoing impeachment trial against President Donald Trump demanding...
Minerals

Tanzanian parliament commends government over reforms in minerals sector

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Tanzania's parliamentary standing committee on energy and minerals on Monday commended the government's massive reforms that was undertaken in minerals sector. The...