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Kenya’s Odinga says to hold own inauguration 

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday rejected the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta and vowed to hold his own swearing-in as president in two weeks time. “I will be sworn in because I am the legitimate president. We are going to be sworn …

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Mnangagwa Sworn In As Zimbabwe’s New President

Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose removal as Vice President by Robert Mugabe led to the veteran leader’s ouster, was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new president on Friday. “I Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa swear that as the president of the republic of Zimbabwe I will …

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Mugabe bows to pressure, finally resigns.

Terhemen Abua. Robert Mugabe Tuesday resigned as President of Zimbabwe. Parliament Speaker Jacob Mudenda announced, bringing the curtain down on a 37-year reign. Mugabe was swept from power as his autocratic rule crumbled within days of a military takeover. “I Robert Gabriel …

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Nigeria Criticises Italy Over Burial Of 26 Migrants

The Federal Government has condemned the burial of 26 girls found dead on the Mediterranean Sea and demanded explanations from the Italian Government. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said this on …

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Power Slips From Mugabe As Military Steps In

Zimbabwe’s military appeared to be in control of the country Wednesday as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target “criminals” close to President Robert Mugabe. Mugabe’s decades-long grip on power was dramatically weakened as military vehicles …

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