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Democrats nominate Joe Biden for president, vowing to end Trump ‘chaos’

by on August 19, 2020 0
Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, vowing his election would repair a pandemic-battered America and put an end to the chaos that has defined Republican President Donald Trump’s administration. The second night of the party’s four-night national convention, under the theme “Leadership Matters,” featured elder statesmen like former presidents Bill Clinton... Read More

Bus torched in Ivory Coast as election tensions run high

by on August 14, 2020 0
Protesters in Ivory Coast set fire to a bus in Abidjan on Friday after deadly protests earlier in the week against the president’s decision to seek a third term, and organisers elsewhere vowed further action against his bid to stand again. At least five people have been killed during demonstrations in recent days, with... Read More

Malian Protesters take to the Streets Again Demanding the Resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

by on August 13, 2020 0
Like Nigerians who went out en masse for the Police Brutality, #JusticeForUwa, #JusticeForJennifer protest, Malians have had it with corruption, bad governance, mismanagement of the economy and security situation, so they are calling and demanding the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and the dissolution of the country’s constitutional court. They braved rainy conditions to join the... Read More

2023: El-Rufai Kicks Against Northern Nigeria For President

by on August 10, 2020 0
The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has announced that he would not support a northern candidate for the presidency in 2023. El-Rufai said this on Saturday in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service as published by The Cable. According to him, the idea of zoning the presidential seat is necessarily not constitutional, but is based on... Read More

2023: Let South-East Produce President – Babatope, Edwin Clark

by on July 20, 2020 0
Former Transport Minister, Chief Ebenezer Babatope and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark have said that the South-East deserved to produce the president in 2023. Babatope, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said, “As far as I am concerned, what will make Nigeria work is to ensure the... Read More

Mahmoud Dicko: The ‘people’s imam’ challenging Mali’s Keita

by on July 20, 2020 0
The Muslim leader has emerged as the leader of an opposition movement seeking the Malian president’s departure. A sustained campaign of mass protests in Mali has presented the most formidable challenge to the presidency of Ibrahim Boubacar Keita since he came to power in 2013. Dissatisfaction has stemmed from economic woes and perceived government... Read More

Poland’s populist president narrowly wins re-election

by on July 13, 2020 0
Polish President Andrzej Duda squeezed past a europhile rival to win re-election, official results showed Monday, but the narrow victory put allies in the populist right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party on the back foot. Seeking close ties with US President Donald Trump, Duda has vowed to tighten already restrictive laws against abortion, and... Read More

Kanye West joins 2020 US Presidential race

by on July 5, 2020 0
American billionaire rapper Kanye West has announced that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to President Donald Trump, with whom he has a friendly relationship with and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice-President Joe Biden. The 43-year-old richest rapper launched his campaign in an Independence Day tweet, on Saturday,... Read More
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