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January, 2018

  • 16 January

    Incommunicado Illegal Detention of President Julius Ayuk Tabe and 10 Others

    The Nigerian Government, more than a week after the abductions has not as much considered a press statement on the abductions even when the majority of those abducted are duly registered refugees in Nigeria. BUEA, Ambazonia, January 16, 2018/ — The Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia (https://Ambagov.org) (the …

  • 1 January

    Congo: At least seven dead at anti-Kabila protest

    Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed at least seven people at a protest calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down, UN peacekepers say. Police said three people had died and two of the deaths were being investigated. Church activists and opposition parties had backed the …

December, 2017

  • 27 December

    George Weah leads in Liberia election run-off

    Former international footballer, George Weah is said to be a comfortable lead in the December 26, 2017 Liberia presidential elections run-off. Reports say Mr. Wead has clinched 12 of the 15 counties in the ballots counted so far. According to unconfirmed reports, his opponent, 73-year-old Joseph Boakai – who has been the country’s …

  • 16 December

    JOIN THE GHANA-TOGO SOLIDARITY RALLY THIS SATURDAY

    “ The Ghana-Togo Solidarity Movement will converge at Kawokudi Park, Kanda in Accra this Saturday 16th December, 2017 at exactly 9am. The purpose of this two-state peaceful rally is to call on the international community to do more to end the atrocious repression of innocent civilians that is currently on-going …

  • 10 December

    Kenya opposition postpones Odinga’s ‘treasonable’ swearing in

    Kenya’s main opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) has announced a postponement of the swearing-in ceremony of its leader Raila Odinga as president of the country. A statement released on Sunday, two days to the December 12, event said the latest decision had been reached “following extensive internal consultations …

  • 10 December

    Kenya’s Opposition Unveil Plan For Odinga’s Swearing-In Ceremony

    Kenya’s opposition coalition, National Super Alliance’s People’s Assembly, NASA has laid out plans for Tuesday’s planned inauguration of Raila Odinga as ‘‘the people’s president’.’ The venue of the planned meeting that the government has already warned against is however still being kept a secret. “We are not turning back. Actually, …

November, 2017

  • 22 November

    Zimbabwe Opposition MP Fires In-coming President Mnangagwa, Urges him to Be Fair

    Zimbabwe’s in-coming president Emmerson Mnangagwa, on Wednesday evening addressed the country’s teeming crowd who were thrown into a state of ecstasy and frenzy following the resignation of long-term serving leader Robert Mugabe In a televised speech, Mr. Mnangagwa clearly stated his intent to govern well in order to turn the …

  • 21 November

    Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe resigns

    Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, the Reuters news agency reports. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had …

  • 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, …