Lingering conflict between Nigerian traders, Ghanaian authorities: Buhari sends delegation to Ghana 1
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Lingering conflict between Nigerian traders, Ghanaian authorities: Buhari sends delegation to Ghana

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that a ministerial delegation be sent to Ghana to resolve the lingering conflict between Nigerian traders and Ghanaian Authorities. This directive was contained in a statement signed by Mr Ifedayo Sayo, the Special Adviser (Media) to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment. Sayo said that the delegation would be

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Tanzania to swear in Hassan Suhulu as first female president of East African 5
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Tanzania to swear in Hassan Suhulu as first female president of East African

Samia Hassan Suluhu, who became the first female vice-president upon John Pombe Magufuli’s election in 2015, is set to be sworn in as president for the unexpired period of the recently deceased head of state’s five-year term – as per Tanzania’s constitution: “Where the office of President becomes vacant by reason of death, then the

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At least 4 people dead in Senegal protests 13
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At least 4 people dead in Senegal protests

Four people have died in clashes with the police, in demonstrations calling for the release of opposition candidate Ousmane Sonko, said Senegal’s Interior Minister, Antoine Félix Abdoulaye Diome. Sonko was arrested Wednesday on a rape charge which he has since denied, saying the accusations are politically motivated. Protests in Dakar, Senegal have continued since then

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Ghana’s Supreme Court upholds Akufo-Addo’s election victory 14
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Ghana’s Supreme Court upholds Akufo-Addo’s election victory

Ghana’s Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the victory of President Nana Addo Dankwa AKufo-Addo in the 7 December, 2020, general election. The seven-member panel dismissed the petition filed by the presidential candidate of the main opposition candidate, former president John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). The court, presided over by Chief Justice

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Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine withdraws poll result challenge 15
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Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine withdraws poll result challenge

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine says he is withdrawing a court case challenging presidential election results that handed victory to incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, alleging “bias” by Supreme Court justices hearing the case. Speaking to a news conference in the capital Kampala on Monday, Bobi Wine said that he had decided to withdraw his case,

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