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Activist Pastor Evan Mawarire is taken into a vehicle by police outside his home in Harare, Zimbabwe, January 16, 2019. REUTERS-Philimon Bulawayo

Rights groups worried over deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe

Rights groups say they are worried about deteriorating human rights in Zimbabwe, as a popular activist spends another weekend in jail after the High Court deferred his bail application ruling until Tuesday.
Felix Tshisekedi

‘Doubts’ persist as region backs Felix Tshisekedi as DR Congo president

Regional powers hailed Felix Tshisekedi on Sunday as Democratic Republic of Congo's incoming president despite claims by his opponents of an election stitch-up and the EU and African Union warning of doubts over the result.
Madagascar’s new President, Andry Rajoelina, left, speaks during his inauguration ceremony in Antananarivo, Madagascar, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Rajoelina told a crowd in the capital that for the first time since independence Madagascar is seeing a peaceful, democratic transfer of power between two elected leaders and vowed to combat corruption. (Associated Press)

Madagascar’s new president vows to fight corruption

Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina used his inauguration speech on Saturday to pledge to fight corruption in a country where politics and business are widely seen as beset by graft.

Namibia follows South Africa with land reform pledge

Namibian President Hage Geingob vowed on Monday to push ahead with land redistribution, echoing the government of neighbouring South Africa, where the issue has become a fierce political battleground.

Namibian president slams critics of African leaders

Namibian President Hage Geingob, who is hosting a summit of southern African leaders, on Saturday strongly rejected criticism of Africa by the West saying there was undue pressure on the continent.

General Gowon defends Udoji award, lauds Adedeji’s service

Forty-six years after, Yakubu Gowon, former military Head of State, has again defended the Udoji award to civil servants after the Nigerian civil war.
President Buhari signs 2018 Appropriation Bill into Law in State House on 19th June 2018 | State House

President Buhari signs executive order on ‘preservation of suspicious assets’

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday signed an Executive Order on the Preservation of Suspicious Assets Connected with Corruption.

President Buhari holds bilateral talks with Namibia’s Hage Geingob at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday held bilateral talks with the President of Namibia, Mr Hage Geingob, at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Hage Geingob: China not colonising Africa

Namibia President Hage Geingob said China is not colonizing Africa and that growing cooperation between the world’s No. 2 economy and Africa benefits both sides.

Namibia runs out of money to feed soldiers – report

Thousands of Namibians troops will be sent on leave next month because the army has run out of money to feed them or to pay water and electricity bills at seven military bases, the privately owned Namibian newspaper reports.

Namibia’s Hage Geingob suspends officials’ overseas trips to cut costs

President Hage Geingob of Namibia has suspended foreign travels of all ministers, deputy ministers and political office bearers with immediate effect, the president’s office said in a statement Wednesday.

Ghana govt denies congratulating George Weah as Liberians await initial results

The government of Ghana has denied news that its president has congratulated George Weah for winning Liberia’s presidential runoff vote held on December 26.

Namibia’s Geingob raises toast for Buhari’s recovery

The President of the Republic of Namibia, Dr. Hage Geingob, has expressed happiness over the news which claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is recuperating fast in London where he is undergoing further medical attention.

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CDD cautions IGP Adamu against redeployment of CPs few days to election

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

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