Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Ex-President Gbagbo barred from Ivorian elections

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The Constitutional Court in Ivory Coast has barred the former president, Laurent Gbagbo, and former prime minister, Guillaume Soro, from running in the presidential...

Uganda’s Solomon Serwanjja wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

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Ugandan investigative reporter and news anchor Solomon Serwanjja has won the 2019 BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Serwanjja is a presenter at Uganda's NBS...

Buhari tells Commonwealth that Gaddafi’s demise has esclated terrorism in Africa

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At the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Malta last week, Nigeria’s President Buhari made a controversial statementabout the late Libyan dictator, Muammar...

Malaysia PM Najib Razak sacks deputy over 1MDB scandal

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has replaced his deputy amid a continuing financial scandal. Muhyiddin Yassin had criticised Mr Najib's handling of allegations surrounding a...

Libya’s rival parliament reach tentative agreement

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Libya's two rival parliaments have reached an initial agreement aimed at resolving the political crisis that has plagued the country for years. The deal, agreed...

Gambia joins African queue to leave ICC

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The Gambia says it will pull of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after accusing the tribunal of persecuting and humiliating Africans. The small West African...

Diane Rwigara: Rwanda government critic acquitted

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A Rwandan court in the capital, Kigali, has acquitted government critic Diane Rwigara and her mother of charges of inciting insurrection and forgery. Ms Rwigara...

US vote count continues amid Trump legal challenge

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Vote counting is still underway in a handful of key battleground states that will decide who wins the White House. So far, Biden has 243...

Societe Generale sells South African unit to ABSA

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French bank Societe Generale said on Friday it agreed to sell its South African unit offering custody, trustee and clearing services to South Africa-listed...

Former Ivory Coast minister jailed

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A former defence minister in Ivory Coast has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for conspiring against the government. Moise Lida Kouassi served under...