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One killed in Sudan as thousands rally for faster reform

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One person was killed and several others injured during largely peaceful demonstrations in Sudan on Tuesday, a government spokesman said, as tens of thousands of...
African News Politics

Surge in nomination fees for Zambia’s 2021 general elections receive mixed reactions

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The decision by Zambia‘s electoral body to increase nomination fees for next year’s general elections has received mixed reactions from stakeholders. And the bone of...
African News

President Buhari congratulates new Burundian leader

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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Evariste Ndayishimiye on taking office as President of Burundi after a swearing-in ceremony on Thursday in the political capital, Gitega....
Politics Tech

Twitter-Trump clash intensifies political misinformation battle

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President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down social media companies after Twitter labeled two of his tweets misleading sets up a fresh challenge for platforms...
Tech US

Donald Trump, Joe Biden turn Snapchat to presidential campaign field

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Gone are the lively meetings, the distribution of flyers on busy campuses. The coronavirus pandemic has put an abrupt stop to traditional US political means...
African News

Embattled Lesotho premier’s coalition collapses

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The government of Lesotho’s embattled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane collapsed on Monday after his coalition partners pulled out, and the formation of a new administration...
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Niger labour minister died of coronavirus

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The novel coronavirus caused the death of Niger’s minister of employment and labour, Mohamed Ben Omar, public television announced Monday. The minister’s Social Democratic Party...
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Lesotho’s army withdraws as calls mount for premier to resign

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Lesotho troops deployed by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane withdrew from the capital’s streets on Sunday in a showdown between the octogenerian leader and opponents demanding...
Business

Dangote Cement woos investors with N100 billion issue

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Dangote Cement Plc, Africa’s leading cement manufacturer, is seeking to raise up to N100 billion in fresh funds from the bond market, under its NGN300...
African News

Kidnapped Mali opposition leader ‘doing well’ as release talks under way

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Mali’s opposition leader Soumaila Cisse is “doing well” a week after his kidnapping, his political movement said on Friday, as negotiations were under way with...