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Cameroon president Biya announces re-election bid

Cameroon’s 85-year-old president, Paul Biya, announced Friday that he plans to run for a seventh consecutive term in office in the October election. “I will be your candidate in the next presidential election,” Biya, who has been head of state in the West African country for 35 years, wrote on his

President Buhari To Sign 2018 Budget Next Week

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this on Wednesday to newsmen at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting which was held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The Presidency had on May 25, 2018, received the 2018 Appropriation Bill from the National

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit over US nuke demands

(CNN)North Korea has threatened to abandon planned talks between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in June if Washington insists on pushing it "into a corner" on nuclear disarmament. A statement published by the state-run Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) said North Korea would never accept economic assistance from

Africa: A Continent Without Democrats

  The second wave of democratization in Africa, beginning in the 80s, and the gradual establishment of democracy as the new normal in the continent brought much hope and excitement. As we have seen in the recent intervention by the military in Zimbabwe, coup d’etats have become unpopular and unacceptable in

 Buhari receives Liberian President, George Weah

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the recently inaugurated President of Liberia, George Weah, in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr. Weah’s motorcade arrived the forecourt of the president’s office at about 12:30 p.m. The two leaders are currently holding a meeting behind closed doors inside the president’s office. Monday’s visit is

Kenya opposition to swear-in leader as ‘president’

Kenya opposition to swear-in leader as ‘president’

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga is planning to have himself sworn in as an alternative president on Tuesday, seen as a final push to challenge Uhuru Kenyatta’s election.Odinga challenged the result of the original August vote winning an unprecedented annulment, but then boycotted the court-ordered re-run in October handing victory

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