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NIGERIA: Is it Obasanjo versus Buhari?

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria’s former president Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the country’s current leader Muhammadu Buhari not to seek a second term of office, in wide-ranging criticisms that could hit his support should he decide to stand. (FULL TEXT OF STATEMENT BOTTOM) Obasanjo’s outspoken comments come against …

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Court lifts suspension on Local Council elections

kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Electoral Commission is now free to set a date for conducting local council elections country wide, after Parties in the case reached an out of Court settlement and they acknowledged that an Election is a process and not an event that could be subjected …

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Muntu defies Nandala Mafabi, starts nationwide consultations

Muntu’s consultation are going ahead as planned despite a letter from FDC Secretary General Nathan Nandala Mafabi warning that no party member should carry out any public activities anywhere in the country before consulting the party headquarters. Mafabi’s letter dated January 10, 2018 cautions FDC district chairpersons and general secretaries that …

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Court of Appeal orders new polls for Jinja Municipality East

  Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The Court of Appeal on Friday ordered fresh elections be conducted in Jinja Municipality East constituency after discovering that the Electoral Commission (EC) did not conduct the last polls in accordance with electoral laws. Basing on reported fraud that marred the said election …

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Amuriat sworn in, takes charge of FDC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eng. Patrick Amuriat Oboi has taken oath of office as president of Forum For Democratic Change (FDC), marking a remarkable rise to the top of Uganda’s leading opposition party. Beaten in the last parliamentary elections in Kumi, Amuriat looked the underdog at the start …

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PICTORIAL: Uhuru Kenyatta starts 2nd term

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT |  PICTORIAL – At least 23 Heads of State or their deputies joined thousands of Kenyans who gathered at the Kasarani Sports Complex, Nairobi, to witness the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta for his second term in office on Tuesday. President Kenyatta is being …

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FULL SPEECH: Uhuru Kenyatta takes oath of office

President Kenyatta calls for unity, optimism as he takes oath of office Nairobi, Kenya | PSCU |  President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday took his oath of office amid thunderous cheers from thousands of Kenyans and foreign dignitaries who gathered at the Kasarani Sports Complex to witness the landmark event. Kenyatta …

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