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Senegalese President Sall wins second term in office
President Macky Sall has been given a second mandate to lead one of the fastest growing economies on the African continent.
Ivory Coast’s Ggabo to hear today when he will be released from prison
Laurent Gbagbo has been cleared of crimes against humanity in connection with a post-electoral crisis in 2011 in which at least 3,000 people were killed.
Laurent Gbagbo’s supporters celebrate ICC acquittal
Gbagbo was arrested for crimes against humanity in 2011 following post-electoral violence in the world’s number cocoa producer that left 3,000 people dead.
Gabon President Ali Bongo back in country after attempted coup
The 59-year-old has been recuperating abroad for more than two months, following a stroke in October last year.
Soldiers on alert after attempted coup in Gabon
A group of five soldiers sought to take power while Ali Bongo, the country’s ailing president, convalesces abroad following a stroke while he was in Saudi Arabia in October.
Simone Gbagbo free, supporters overjoyed by presidential pardon
She was serving a 20-year sentence for crimes against the state for her role in post-electoral violence in 2010 and 2011 that left 3000 people dead.
SA commits to establishment of African air transport market concept
The announcement was made by African Union chair Moussa Faki Mahamat during a ministerial working group on the matter in the Togolese capital, Lome, on Monday morning.
Gungubele: Africa will suffer if SA economy doesn't do well
Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele says that South African companies and state-owned enterprises have a lot to offer.
Gungubele: ANC has not done enough on land redistribution
Mondli Gungubele spoke to Eyewitness News on the sidelines of an African Development Bank board meeting at its headquarters in Abidjan.
‘Winnie lived her life with the apartheid security crawling through her hair’
Former president Kgalema Motlanthe says while Nelson Mandela was behind bars, Madikizela-Mandela fought a brave fight outside.
Malema: Madikizela-Mandela never befriended the enemy
The EFF leader was often seen with the struggle icon, spoke fondly of her and received guidance from her before and after he left the governing party.
Sierra Leoneans to vote for new president on Saturday
The Sierra Leone National Electoral Commission lost valuable time when an interim injunction prevented it from continuing preparations for Tuesday’s election runoff.
Court to rule on Sierra Leone presidential runoff go-ahead
Sierra Leoneans went to the polls earlier this month but none of the 16 candidates garnered more than the 55% of the vote needed to avoid a second round.
Sierra Leone headed for presidential poll runoff
The two parties will now square off once again in a tight second-round presidential election runoff later this month.
Sierra Leoneans head to polls to pick next president
President Ernest Bai Koroma is stepping down after two five-year terms.
Sierra Leone presidential election expected to be hotly contested
President Ernest Bai Koroma is stepping down after two terms in office.
Sierra Leoneans from across globe return home for elections
President Ernest Bai Koroma is stepping down after two five-year terms in the third election since the end of the civil war.
Eskom denies recall of World Bank loan
Despite a recent board overhaul, the embattled power utility was downgraded by rating’s agency Moody’s late Friday.