Politics

Cuban government nominates candidate to replace Castro

Miguel Diaz-Canel: Cuban government nominates candidate to replace Castro as president Little is known about the 57-year-old successor to Raul ...
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Buhari’s re-election bid kicks off Nigeria’s presidential race

In Summary In seeking re-election, Buhari is defying calls from political heavyweights to step aside for a younger, more dynamic ...
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Zimbabwe to allow Western Elections observers

Zimbabwe will invite Western powers to monitor its national elections for the first time in more than 15 years, official ...
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‘I’m sorry,’ Zuckerberg tells Congress over Facebook privacy lapses

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologized to US lawmakers Tuesday for the leak of personal data on tens of millions of ...
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South Sudan ex-army chief forms new rebel group

In Summary He has accused Kiir government of refusing to implement the peace agreement signed between the president and Riek ...
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Nigeria’s President Buhari to seek a second term

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will be seeking a second term in office in elections due next year, his office has ...
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DR Congo’s Kabila commits to polls, but donors, opposition uneasy

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has committed to hold elections on December 23. Although the opposition, the Catholic ...
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Sierra Leone’s new President asks rival to drop legal challenge

Sierra Leone's president pledges inclusive gov't, asks rival to drop legal challenge Sierra Leone’s new president, Julius Maada Bio, has ...
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Ghana’s President blasts critics of U.S military deal

Ghana president blasts critics of U.S military deal: 'It's good for regional peace' Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo defended his government’s ...
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Sierra Leone’s new president promise to serve all citizen

In Summary Brig Bio ruled Sierra Leone briefly as military head of state in 1996, after staging a palace coup ...
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