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Sudan paramilitary chief faults politicians over failed coup

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After a failed coup attempt, Sudanese paramilitary chief and vice-president of the ruling sovereign council Mohamed Hamdan Daglo blamed politicians, according to state media. "Politicians are the main cause of coups because they have abandoned the regular people… and are...

New political group vows to rescue Nigeria from bad Governance and Leadership

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By Tom Chiahemen (ABUJA) - A new political pressure group, the Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), has resolved to work towards influencing and ensuring Good Governance and Leadership selection process which recognizes Competence and Capacity at all levels. In a statement...

Buhari describes ex-governor Shettima as one of Nigeria’s success stories

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President Muhammadu Buhari has described former Governor of Borno, Kashim Shettima, as one of Nigeria’s success stories “since the beginning of the recent democratic journey.” The president stated this in a congratulatory message released by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu...

2023 Presidency and the place of VP Osinbajo

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By Sabo Mohammed Kabir - According to renowned Austrian-American management sage, Peter Drucker, “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence – it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” As it were, in a period of disruption,...

Zambia’s new president sworn in on promise to restore country’s economy and human rights

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Zambia's newly elected president, Hakainde Hichilema, has promised to restore the country's ailing economy and alleviate poverty, following an election heralded as a watershed moment for African opposition groups. He made this pledge during his swearing in on Tuesday. “We...

[UPDATE] Zambia’s Hichilema promises ‘better’ democracy, as President Lungu concedes defeat

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Zambian president-elect Hakainde Hichilema has promised a "better democracy" as he slammed the country's outgoing "brutal regime" in his debut address to the nation, hours after winning the top job in a landslide. Speaking on Monday shortly after his...

National Convention: APC South Africa advocates woman chairmanship

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South African branch of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has proposed that a woman be elected as the party's national chairperson at the yet-to-be-determined national convention. Mr Bola Babarinde, the chapter's Chairman, announced this in a statement in Lagos on...

Madagascar president sacks ministers over poor performance

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Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has fired all of his ministers. The ministers' dismissal comes days after he criticized some of their performance, calling it "below standard," and weeks after officials claimed to have foiled a plot to assassinate the former...

South Sudan president orders end to factional clash

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir, on Wednesday, ordered a halt to the fighting between forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar and a splinter group that threatens the country’s fragile peace process. Kiir’s office said in a statement that the...

What key appointments in Ramaphosa’s cabinet reshuffle mean for South Africa

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Newly appointed ministers and deputy ministers were sworn in on Friday, at the Union Buildings, in Pretoria. President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday evening (5 August) announced changes to his cabinet, as part of improving the capacity of government. Among other changes...

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UN set to launch $30m peace building fund for Somalia

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 The UN will next week launch a peace building fund (PBF) worth 30 million dollars, to help support the country’s peace building efforts. The UN...

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