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Chad: Mahamat Idriss Deby sworn in as President as Allamaye Halina named new Premier

Chad’s newly elected president, Mahamat Idriss Deby, has been sworn in to succeed his late father after three years as an interim leader under...

South Africa: Court rules Jacob Zuma ineligible to contest for election

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been barred from running for parliament in next week’s general election. The Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that Zuma’s...

Super election year increases risks of political violence warns Allianz

With an unprecedented 'super-cycle' of elections in 2024, almost half the world's population will go to the polls before the year is out. According...

Anna Collard: Deepfakes a worrying trend in the run-up to elections

More than four billion people worldwide will take part in elections this year, including in the US, UK, India, and South Africa. However, the increasing...

NJ Ayuk: Remembering the legacy of President Hage Geingob, a true African giant

On Monday morning, February 4, many of us woke to the news of the tragic passing of Namibian President Hage Geingob. The death of this...

D. Kumbungu: Corneille Nangaa, the revolutionary courage for development in DRC?

His political radicalization and his determination to draw on all available means to oust Félix Tshisekedi from power in Kinshasa seem to have found...

Burkina Faso: Amnesty Interational calls for the release of human rights defender Daouda Diallo, and end discriminatory conscription of independent voices

More than fifty days since Dr. Daouda Diallo, Secretary-General of the Collective Against Impunity and Community Stigmatization (CISC), forcibly disappeared, Amnesty International today calls...

Guinea: UNHCR concerned about media repression, urges prompt change of course

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk today expressed concern about increased repression of media freedom in the Republic of Guinea and urged...

Tunisia: Cybercrime rule used against critics

Tunisian authorities have sentenced two political opposition activists to prison terms for criticizing the government under a 2022 cybercrime decree, Human Rights Watch said...

South Sudan: UNMISS seeks to entrench women participation in politics

Traditionally, across South Sudan, women and girls have been disproportionately affected by conflict. Add to this, cultural norms, such as early or forced marriages,...

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World Rum Day – A celebration of rich heritage and diverse flavours of rum

Every 2nd Saturday of the month of July, Rum enthusiasts across the world come together to celebrate the diversity, unique flavors, craftmanship and the...

Nigeria’s Ekperikpe Ekpo to deliver keynote adress at African Energy Week 2024

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ekperikpe Ekpo will deliver a keynote address at the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy...

African Petroleum Producers Organization executive retreat explores Africa’s oil & gas future in the age of energy transition

African intergovernmental organization the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) held an executive retreat to discuss the future of the African oil and gas sector...

Minister Mantashe to highlight South Africa’s plans for oil and gas development at African Energy Week

South Africa released its draft Gas Master Plan (GMP), a policy instrument that aims to establish a secure supply of gas by diversifying options...

Lesotho: Improving access to quality healthcare services

13th June 2024, marked a significant milestone in Lesotho’s healthcare history as Maseru District Hospital and Eye Clinic, a specialized hospital equipped with advanced...
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