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November, 2017

  • 16 November

    Acknowledge The Works of Your Predecessor- Krachie East NDC tells MP

    The Krachie East Constituency Executives of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are calling on the Member of Parliament (MP) in the constituency Hon. Michael Yaw Gyato to acknowledge the works by his predecessor Hon. Wisdom Gidisu before the latter left office. The party executives find it “intriguing” that the …

  • 15 November

    Buhari Asks Zimbabwean Military, Others To Respect Constitution

    President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm, peace and respect for the constitution in Zimbabwe. The President also urged all political and military stakeholders in the country to avoid any action that may plunge Zimbabwe into unnecessary conflict and impact negatively on the region. “Every attempt must be made to …

  • 15 November

    Zimbabwe Crisis: Statement from the Zimbabwe Defence Forces

    GOOD MORNING/AFTERNOON Fellow Zimbabweans, following the address we made on 13 November 2017 which we believe our main broadcaster, ZBC and The Herald were directed not to publicise, the situation in our country has moved to another level. Firstly, we wish to assure the nation that His Excellency, The President, …

  • 15 November

    Zimbabwe crisis: Army takes over, says Mugabe is safe

    The military has seized control in Zimbabwe and has said President Robert Mugabe, in power since 1980, is safe. After seizing state TV, an army spokesman announced it was targeting people close to Mr Mugabe who had caused “social and economic suffering”. Messages attributed to a ruling party Twitter account …

  • 14 November

    LIVE: Coup under way in Zimbabwe?

    It’s premature to be talking about a coup in Zim’, says political expert Zimbabwe’s national army has been seen moving its tanks from the barracks to the capital Harare following threats issued by the military to take control of the country’s affairs. Follow the live updates. #BreakingNews #Zimbabwe , Capital …

  • 4 November

    I’ll Restore Hope For Election 2020 – P.N.C. General Secretary Hopeful

    ROBERT DAMBO P.N.C General Secretary Hopeful. Motto: Restoration of hope for election 2020 I am very happy to make it public that upon further consultation and consensus with the grassroots and elders of the People’s National Convention, I deem it an honor to announce my intention to contest the General …

October, 2017

  • 30 October

    Uhuru Kenyatta wins Kenya’s rerun election by 98.26% of votes

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of last week’s rerun presidential election which was boycotted by main opposition leader Raila Odinga. Kenyatta garnered 7,483,895 votes representing 98.26%, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati announced on Monday. National Super Alliance (NASA) candidate Odinga garnered only …

  • 25 October

    Kenya’s Supreme Court fails to hear election bid

    Kenya’s Chief Justice has said the Supreme Court is unable to hear a petition calling for a delay in Thursday’s presidential re-run. David Maraga said not enough of the court’s seven judges were available to hear the case. The deputy chief justice was not available after her bodyguard was shot …

  • 24 October

    Togo cancels international conference amid anti-government protests

    The Togolese government has cancelled the Francophonie ministerial conference scheduled to be held in the capital Lome in November. The cancellation comes amid opposition protests against President Faure Gnassingbe’s rule and the call for the reinstatement of the 1992 constitution. The government announced the cancellation on Monday without stating the …

  • 16 October

    Liberia election: Weah and Boakai headed for presidential run-off

    Former football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai are headed for a run-off in Liberia’s presidential election. Nearly all the results from Tuesday’s poll have been counted, the election commission says. Mr Weah, the first African to win the Ballon D’Or football award, is leading with 39%, while Mr …