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16 Aug
A veteran opposition leader and former businessman, President-elect Hakainde Hichilema is now faced with turning around Zambia's debt-laden economy.
27 Jul
Presidential security chief Jean Laguel Civil is suspected of being involved in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. A warrant was also issued for a top judge who was fired by Moise.
6 Jul
A Minsk court has found Belarusian opposition figure Viktor Babariko guilty of bribery and tax evasion and sentenced him to 14 years in prison.
27 Apr
Chad's new military rulers have named Albert Pahimi Padacke as prime minister of a transitional government. Opposition politicians have slammed the move.
13 Apr
Somalia's lower house of parliament has voted to extend the president’s mandate for two years. The speaker of the Senate, which would usually approve the legislation, immediately slammed the move as unconstitutional. This comes as Somalia's political scene has been in deadlock for months over the holding of elections. Also, the African Union urges the continent to boost its vaccine production efforts as richer regions are accused of hoarding Covid-19 inoculations. And in Tunisia, protesters continue to demonstrate against the dumping of waste from Italy on Tunisian land.
1 Mar
The former US president has made his first major public appearance after leaving office. Trump has teased his supporters that he may "beat" Biden in 2024.
9 Feb
The attack took place shortly after negotiators failed to end a stalemate over the selection of a new president. Islamist terror group Al-Shabaab took responsibility for the attack near the town of Dhusamareeb.
12 Aug 2020
Presidential hopeful Joe Biden named Senator Kamala Harris, a former rival in the White House race, as his running mate Tuesday, marking a historic first for American women of color.
16 Feb 2019
Nigerian election officials said they have postpone presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for Saturday. The head of the electoral commission said the delay was needed to ensure free and fair elections.
14 Feb 2019
Ahead of February 16 general elections, voting materials have started arriving at INEC offices in some states. Kano state is the latest state to receive sensitive materials for the presidential and national assembly elections.
28 Dec 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) would today in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom capital, flag off its presidential campaign in a rally to be graced by President Muhammadu Buhari.
15 Dec 2018
Nigerian Reps move to scrap the presidential system of govt.

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