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Will Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama Hold on To Power?

On 7 December, over 15 million Ghanaians are expected to take to the polls to vote in the country’s seventh general elections. Having become a multiparty state in the early 90s, Ghana is touted...
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#GambiaDecides: What You Need to Know About the Gambia Elections

The atmosphere is tense in the Gambia as the country gears up for the highly-anticipated December 1 presidential election. With a few days left until Gambians choose their next leader, electoral campaigns are fiercely raging...
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What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Somalia Elections

All eyes are on Somalia as the country prepares to elect a new president in an indirect election set for 30 November 2016. After numerous postponements, voting for members of parliament, who will, in...

Kenya Seeks a Total Ban and Destruction of Ivory

Kenya used the recent 17th meeting of conference of parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg, South Africa, to propose the destruction of ivory stockpiles and total global...
James Nyang Chiengjiek – South Sudan

From Refugees to Olympians: 8 Stories of Hope and Resilience from African Athletes

There is something remarkable about the 2016 Rio Olympics. Amid a storm of doping scandals, revelations of corruption within the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and a wave of Zika virus panic that has caused...
Democracy in Africa

Democracy in Africa

Autocracy and social and political instability has for a long time hovered its dark cloud over Africa. Leaders on the continent have made significant changes to turn the continent around for the better towards...
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EgyptAir Flight From Paris To Cairo Goes Missing

EgyptAir has confirmed that Flight MS804, carrying at least 56 passengers and 10 crew members from Paris to Cairo, has disappeared.A spokesperson for Egypt’s aviation authority reportedly told SkyNews that the plane most likely...
Muslims Shield Christians in Kenya Terrorist Attack

Muslims Shield Christians in Kenya Terrorist Attack

Muslims refused to bow to fear and defended the Christians against imminent death in the latest Kenya terrorist attack by Al-Shabaab militants in the North Eastern region of country. On 21st December 2015, armed Shabaab...
COP 21

COP 21 – HELP! What Do All The Acronyms Mean?

The United Nations Conference on Climate Change, known as “Conference of the Parties,” or by its acronym, “COP 21,” the 21st conference of its kind (#COP21) is taking place in Paris, France, from November...
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#PopeBars, Pope Francis Spits Rhymes in His Latest Meme

The People's Pope is indeed a dynamic man. He is known for a lot of things - a chemist, a bouncer, and a Jesuit amongst others. . Well, now you can add rap king...
Business In South Africa

Reimagining South Africa: It’s Time For Business to Step Up

“There is a tremendous amount of business achievements to celebrate in South Africa, and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation, experimentation,...
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Yvonne Chaka Chaka: Making the Most of our Freedom

Yvonne Chaka Chaka stated: “There is a tremendous amount to celebrate in South Africa’s achievements—and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation,...
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