Home / Africa / Politics

Politics

September, 2017

  • 18 September

    Collaborate with Nigeria’s private sector in research & innovation, Osinbajo tasks Nigerian armed forces

    ABUJA, Nigeria, September 18, 2017/ — Address by His Excellency Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, at the combined passing out parade for cadets of 64 Regular Course (Army, Navy, Airforce) 65 Regular Course (Navy and Air Force) and Short Service Course 44 (Army) where he represented His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, …

  • 1 September

    Kenya poll cancellation ‘questions observers’ credibility’ – Kpessah Whyte

    Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Dr Michael Kpessah Whyte, has said that the annulment of Kenya’s August 2017 presidential results by that country’s Supreme Court casts doubts on the credibility of international observers. Citing irregularities, the Supreme Court said a new poll should be held within 60 …

  • 1 September

    Kenya: ‘I disagree with the Supreme Court ruling but I respect it’ – Kenyatta

    President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya says he personally disagrees with the Supreme Court ruling that has cancelled the 2017 general elections but he respect it. ‘I personally disagree with the ruling that has been made today but I respect it.’ He has since for peace and said Kenyan,  despite what …

  • 1 September

    Kenya presidential election cancelled by Supreme Court

    Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled the result of the country’s recent presidential election. Citing irregularities, the Supreme Court said a new poll should be held within 60 days. The election commission had declared incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of last month’s election. But opposition candidate Raila Odinga claimed that …

August, 2017

  • 17 August

    Today We Draw Line, Hate Speech Will No Longer Be Tolerated – Acting President Osinbajo

    It’s an act of terrorism, he warns ABUJA, Nigeria, August 17, 2017/ — Opening Remarks by His Excellency The Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, San, Gcon, At The National Economic Council, NEC, National Security Retreat, at the Banquet Hall of The State House, Abuja, 17 August 2017: I am delighted …

  • 9 August

    Cameroon opposition party kicks against reopening of schools

    Cameroonian opposition political party, Popular Action Party (PAP) is kicking against the reopening of schools in Cameroon citing the unresolved Anglophone crisis. The party in a statement signed by its General Secretary, AKOSON A. Raymond, copied Awake News, is making some demands key among them are the “the unconditional release of …

  • 6 August

    Mozambique president, opposition chief hold first meet since 2015

    Maputo (AFP) – Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi and the nation’s opposition chief Afonso Dhlakama met Sunday for the first since 2015, a step toward peace after years of instability. The men spoke in the remote Gorongosa mountains, where Dhlakama retreated in October 2015 with 800 former fighters demanding a greater …

July, 2017

  • 30 July

    I am not dying, I am not going anywhere – Mugabe tells supporters

    Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Saturday said he was not stepping down nor dying and that there was no one with his political stature who could immediately take over from him. The 93-year-old leader has been in charge in the former British colony since independence in 1980. His health is …

  • 30 July

    How Nigerian Senators Took Bribes To Pass Peace Corps Bill

    To pass the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill, senators received kickbacks in form of job slots and cash reward from the promoters of the proposed paramilitary organization, PREMIUM TIMES can report. Scores of senators received at least seven employment slots each to back the bill, which was passed to, amongst other …

  • 14 July

    South Africa: Mugabe Two Sons Evicted in Johannesburg

    By Bernard Mpofu and Elias Mambo President Robert Mugabe’s sons, Robert Junior and Chatunga Bellarmine notorious for a wild partying lifestyle were recently evicted from a luxurious apartment in South Africa’s most affluent area of Sandton in Johannesburg after a violent brawl that left one security officer with a broken …