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Congo's Joseph Kabila

 

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Readout of the President’s Call with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of...

Goodluck Jonathan concedes defeat

Fellow Nigerians,

I thank you all for turning out en-masse for the March 28 General Elections.

I promised the...

 Mar. 31 (GIN) – The Southern Africa Litigation Center, Amnesty International and over a dozen other human rights organizations including the African Commission on Human and...

Mar. 30 (GIN) – First Lady Grace Mugabe is being treated in Asia for appendicitis, according to government officials. Local media reports say she was flown to Dubai and then Singapore for surgery...

Mar 30 (GIN) – A journalist jailed in Swaziland is getting some unexpected help from a class of journalism students at the University of Maryland who are taking up the cause of writers around the...

Mar. 31(GIN) – Showing a “commendable determination to register their vote and choose their leaders,” Nigerians by the hundreds of thousands lined up at polling stations across the country to...

Buhari projected as winner of Nigeria's presidential vote by Sahara Reporters

 

Muhammadu Buhari has defeated incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in...

 President Obama

 

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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and the President’...

Mar. 23 (GIN) – Since a coup d’etat and an extremely bloody aftermath, not much has improved in the Central African Republic and that suits the black market diamond merchants just fine. With news...

Mar. 23 (GIN) – South Sudan’s Democratic Army Cobra Faction announced its third release of child soldiers as agreed in a pact with the government signed last May.

Over the weekend, 654...

Mar 23 (GIN) – At home she was subjected to death threats for defending women in northeastern Kenya who are vulnerable to rape, female circumcision and murder. This month, Amran Abdundi Amram was...

President Goodluck Jonathan is in a tight election race

Nigerian military authorities on Tuesday confined two Al-Jazeera journalists to their hotel room and have...

Mar. 16 (GIN) – Two teenagers of North African descent, running from police, fell to their deaths and were electrocuted in a power substation 10 years ago. The officers will finally stand trial...

Mar. 16 (GIN) – Journalists, activists, hip hop artists and a U.S. diplomat were rounded up by police at a pro-democracy event Sunday in the Congo, sponsored in part by the U.S. government....

Mar. 16 (GIN) – An internal war is roiling the administration of President Ernest Bai Koroma with the Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana, at dead center. The VP, expelled last week from the ruling...

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