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KAGAME: Today, Rwanda defines no one as an enemy

Kigali, Rwanda | FRIDAY |  Paul Kagame was sworn-in Friday as President of the Republic of Rwanda during a ceremony that was attended by over 20 heads of state and Government and friends of Rwanda from all corners of the word. This follows the recent Presidential elections that saw President Kagame win overwhelming …

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VIDEO: Three nominated for FDC party president

VIDEO: Three candidates nominated for FDC party president Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Three candidates have been nominated to vie for the presidency of the leading opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change. The candidates include current FDC party president Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu who is seeking the second and …

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VIDEO: Six candidates vie for FDC party presidency

VIDEO: Six candidates vie for FDC party presidency Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | All is set for the largest opposition political party Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) to start the process of getting new party leadership who will steer it over the next five years. Nominations for presidential contenders kick …

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South Africa’s Zuma: key dates

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | Below are key dates in the presidency of Jacob Zuma, in power in South Africa since 2009, and who faces a no-confidence vote by secret ballot in parliament Tuesday. – 2009: First Zulu president – On May 6, 2009, Zuma, the head of the …

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Trump turns to base to protect imperiled presidency

Bedminster, United States | AFP | Beset by investigations, dire approval ratings and growing party dissent, Donald Trump is stirring up his base, hoping to mobilize an army of political shock troops to protect his presidency. Revelations that a grand jury has been impaneled to investigate his finances and his campaign’s …

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Nigeria directs FA to back Hayatou for CAF post

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP |  Nigeria’s government has ordered the head of the country’s football association to back current CAF president Issa Hayatou of Cameroon in his re-election bid, a senior official said Monday. The decree from on high came despite Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick having publicly …

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CAF boss Hayatou facing challenge

Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  CAF executive committee member Ahmad Ahmad said Friday he will challenge long-serving Issa Hayatou in March for the presidency of the African football body. Cameroonian Hayatou, 70, has run CAF since succeeding Sudanese Abdel Halim Muhammad in 1988 and is seeking an eighth four-year term. …

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