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Rwanda’s Paul Kagame takes over AU leadership, commits to visa-free regime

The new African Union chairperson, Paul Kagame, has said that ‘Free Movement’ for Africans ‘is achievable in 2018’.

Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang vows to protect ex-Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh

Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has said he will “protect” former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh who has been living in exile in the central African country after being forced to quit power last year, adding that the African Union also opposed his extradition.

President Buhari departs for Addis Ababa to attend 30th AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday departed Abuja for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).

President Buhari to champion anti-corruption campaign at AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will Friday depart for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, AU.

Thousands of women in anti-president protest in Togo

Thousands of women took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to protest against the power of President Faure Gnassingbe.

Guinea-Bissau premier resigns in bid to end political crisis

Guinea-Bissau's Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embalo has submitted his resignation to the president, in a bid to end a two-year political crisis in the poor west African nation.

Opposition and ruling party supporters march in Togo

Thousands of people took to the streets in Togo on Saturday in the first anti-government protests of the year, as supporters of President Faure Gnassingbe staged counter-demonstrations.

Togo’s opposition takes anti-govt protests into new year

Opposition parties in Togo this weekend hold their first anti-government protest of the year, with progress on constitutional reform in an apparent stalemate after months of action.

Embattled Togo leader breaks silence in New Year address

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe broke his silence after months of protests against his rule, calling on the opposition to "dialogue" in his New Year address given late Wednesday.

Tens of thousands protest in Togolese capital

Tens of thousands of people again took to the streets of Lome Saturday to protest against the regime of President Faure Gnassingbe.

Buhari at 75: Why God kept him alive

“Mr President, there is hunger in the land, and people are complaining. I know government is doing its best, but I just want you to be aware,” I said.

Ecowas threatens Guinea-Bissau sanctions as crisis drags

West African leaders on Saturday threatened to slap Guinea-Bissau with sanctions unless the country's grinding political crisis was resolved within two months.

New protests in Togo as efforts to start talks stall

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Lome on Saturday for the third time this week to demand the exit of President Faure Gnassingbe, with little sign of progress on promised talks.

Protesters keep up pressure on Togo president

Protesters in Togo showed no signs of relenting in their bid to oust President Faure Gnassingbe on Thursday, taking to the streets for a second day as the opposition outlined conditions for talks with the government.

Opposition leader urges Togo president not to stand again

Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe was on Tuesday urged not to seek re-election in 2020 to guarantee his place in history as the man who ushered in peaceful political change.

Guinea cracks down on media as education strike grinds on

Guinea suspended broadcasting by a radio station on Monday after it attempted to interview the leader of a teachers' strike which has drawn thousands of pupils onto the streets in support.

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe visits opposition stronghold after protests

Togo's president, Faure Gnassingbe, said he remains convinced of national unity after a weekend visit to the country's second city that was hit by anti-government protests.

Togo’s opposition call for a new round of protests

Togo’s opposition has called for three more days of protests against president Faure Gnassingbé.

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