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PRESIDENT CONDE: When Africans are united, we win

  CONDE: Museveni one of founding fathers of new dynamism in Africa Kampala, Uganda | PPU|  President Yoweri Museveni has commended President Alpha Conde of Guinea, and also Chairman of the African Union, for his personal efforts aimed at accelerating the implementation of strategic issues of high importance to Africa. “We have …

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South Sudan cancels independence day celebrations

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation gripped by civil war, has cancelled its official independence day celebrations for the second year running. “We are not celebrating… because our situation does not require us to celebrate at a time when there are people in need …

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Zimbabwe VP pledges ‘free and fair’ election in 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday pledged that next year’s elections will be peaceful, “free and fair” despite opposition concerns about electoral interference. Speaking on the sidelines of a conference aimed at courting South African investors, Mnangagwa noted that the last election in …

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Tributes pour in for Botswana’s Sir Ketumile Masire

Politicians from at home and abroad led the tributes as Botswana mourned the passing of former President Sir Ketumile Masire. “He had the charisma, people would come and follow his rallies. This man had the gift of the gab,”  said former Speaker of the National Assembly Margaret Nasha. That charisma, combined …

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Former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire dies aged 91

Sir Ketumile Masire  🇧🇼 Born: July 23, 1925, Kanye, Botswana 🇧🇼 Died: June 22, 2017 Sir Ketumile Masire, who was Botswana’s second President, has died aged 91. He had been hospitalised in critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit at Bokomoso Hospital since June 18. The Board of Trustees of the Sir …

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Zimbabwe begins mass transfer of animals to Mozambique

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  The animals won’t travel two-by-two, but thousands of safari stalwarts will soon begin their journeys from Zimbabwe to Mozambique in one of Africa’s largest ever wildlife transfers. Fifty elephants, 100 giraffes, 200 zebras and 200 buffaloes will be among the several thousand animals that will …

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