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February, 2018

  • 16 February

    Uhuru Salutes Ex-President Zuma for Relations with Kenya

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has saluted Jacob Zuma who gave up his position as South Africa’s President on Wednesday. Zuma resigned after pressure to quit from his party, African National Congress. Uhuru said “My brother, we appreciate and salute you for the role you played in enhancing our friendship with the …

  • 14 February

    Breaking: South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma resigns

    South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect. He made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Mr Zuma’s governing ANC party told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old …

  • 6 February

    Kenyan lawyer charged with treason over Odinga’s ‘swearing in’

    A Kenyan opposition politician was charged on Tuesday with treason for his involvement in the symbolic presidential “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga in a challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The charge sheet presented by police to a court in Kajiado County, neighbouring Nairobi, said Miguna Miguna was being …

  • 1 February

    Man who ‘swore-in’ opposition leader Raila Odinga arrested

    The man who swore in Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga during a mock inauguration has been arrested, his lawyer says. According to Peter Kaluma, T.J. Kajwang who is an opposition legislator and lawyer has been taken to the Nairobi’s criminal investigations department for questioning. A few hours after Raila Odinga’s …

January, 2018

  • 30 January

    Kenyan Get Two Presidents as Opposition Leader Sworn Himself Into Office

    Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga held a mock inauguration Tuesday in front of thousands of supporters, as the government sparked outrage by shutting down key media broadcasters covering the event. Authorities have repeatedly warned that such an inauguration was treasonous and that Odinga could face arrest. However as the wording …

  • 28 January

    DR Congo enlightened on Ghana’s democracy

    By Elsie Appiah-Osei, GNA Accra, Jan. 26, GNA – The Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of Congo has visited Ghana for enlightenment on measures to organise peaceful elections prior to their upcoming election on December 23, 2018. The visit was meant to enlighten the delegation on how Ghana organises …

  • 26 January

    Liberia’s President George Weah Meets African Ambassadors

    Monrovia – President George Manneh Weah has received in audience 13 African Diplomats accredited near Monrovia. The Ambassadors had come to pay a courtesy call on the Liberia leader at his Foreign Ministry Office.  According to an Executive Mansion released, the African diplomats were led by Guinean Ambassador and Doyen …

  • 22 January

    Ten priests arrested in DR Congo

    Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested 10 priests and more than 200 protesters over Sunday’s demonstrations demanding President Joseph Kabila leave power. The Catholic Church had called for demonstrations against the leader, whose constitutional mandate ended in 2016. Six people were killed in the capital, Kinshasa, …

  • 21 January

    Liberia to spend US$900k on Presidential Inauguration

    Monrovia – The cost of festivities for the inaugural ceremony of President-elect George Weah and Vice President-elect Jewel Howard Taylor is US$900,000 with entertainment alone accounting for US$278,250.00. Entertainment, according to the budget ranges from the Inaugural Ball, luncheon, cultural performances, musical, VIP and VVIP luncheon at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports …

  • 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 …

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