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Now, Gabon president in Morocco to convalesce

Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Gabon’s President Ali Bongo arrived in Morocco on Thursday to convalesce after a month’s treatment at a Saudi hospital for an illness that has not been officially revealed. The 59-year-old leader of the oil-rich West African state had been in hospital in Saudi Arabia since …

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Madagascar goes to the polls to pick next president

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | Madagascar was voting on Wednesday for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis. Attempts by the most recent president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, to change the large Indian Ocean island’s …

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THIS WEEK: Jay Bolsonaro is Brazil’s next President

THIS WEEK; Jay Bolsonaro is Brazil’s next President Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It is a hard time for liberals in Brazil as Jay Bolsonaro, dubbed by some as Latin America’s Doanld Trump, won the presidential election on a campaign to radically reform Brazil’s socio-economic structure. Bolsonaro is known for …

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Ethiopia’s Zewde, Africa’s only female president

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Ethiopia on Thursday appointed a woman to the largely ceremonial position of president for the first time, further increasing female representation in the government of Africa’s second most populous nation. In a unanimous vote, Ethiopian lawmakers picked career diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde, 68, to replace …

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State House Seeks UGX 116B for Security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State House needs over 116 billion shillings for the President’s security for the financial year 2018/2019 as presented in their Ministerial Policy Statement. Officials from State House led by the State House Comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe, appeared before Parliament’s Presidential Affairs Committee on Wednesday to justify …

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President Trump’s women

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | U.S. President Donald Trump is facing embarrassing new accusations of infidelity, with a former Playboy model providing details about their alleged ten-month affair. Karen McDougal described bursting into tears after he offered her money following their first sexual encounter. She said she had loved …

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Zambia opposition seeks to impeach president

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambia’s main opposition party has filed a motion to impeach President Edgar Lungu for violating the constitution, the presidency said Friday, in the latest development following a disputed 2016 election. The impeachment motion will be put before parliament on March 28 by the United Party for …

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