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ECOWAS sanctions Guinea-Bissau president’s son, 19 lawmakers

ECOWAS has sanctioned 19 lawmakers and the son of President of Guinea-Bissau, Jose Mario Vaz, son over the continued failure to end a political impasse.

Minister Kemi Adeosun suspends SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo, two others over alleged improprieties

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Wednesday has suspended the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir H. Gwarzo and two other management staff from office, citing financial impropriety.

Pope Francis congratulates Angolan present-elect

The head of the Catholic Church in the world, Pope Francis, has congratulated Angolan president-elect João Lourenço.

Angola president-elect reaches out to the opposition

Angolan president-elect João Lourenço has called for dialogue with the opposition parties.

Angolan electoral commission agrees to vote counting at polling stations

The Angolan electoral commission has agreed to allow vote counting at the polling stations before the results are sent to the provincial collation centres.

African Union satisfied with Angola elections preparations

The African Union observer mission in Angola has expressed satisfaction with the preparations towards Wednesday’s elections in the oil-rich southern African country.

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12 police killed in fight with Taliban in Afghanistan

At least 12 police personnel, including two senior officers, were killed in fresh clashes with Taliban militants in eastern Afghanistan’s Ghazni province overnight, a local official said Tuesday.

President fires minister amid squabbles in ruling party

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has fired Minister of State for Mashonaland West Province Webster Shamu, but gave no reasons for the move.

Vice President Osinbajo tasks boundary commission on border challenges

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged the management of the National Boundary Commission, to re-engineer its operations and address the nation’s peculiar border challenges.

CVR: INEC captures fresh four million voters

Women in the South South region of the country have been urged to actively participate in politics by collecting their permanent voter cards.

Ex-Norwich striker Grant Holt signs wrestling contract

Former Norwich City striker Grant Holt is to follow Tim Weise's lead and make the late-career move from professional football into the world of wrestling.